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Re: Code of Conduct on the Debian mailinglists

Magnus Holmgren <holmgren@lysator.liu.se> writes:

> On Friday 04 August 2006 09:57, Wouter Verhelst took the opportunity to say:
>> On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 08:21:28AM +0200, Magnus Holmgren wrote:
>> > In short, it's a mess. Lots of improvements can be made, to MUAs, MLMs,
>> > as well as MTAs. An RFC straightening things out could help.
>> ... Or we could all just forget about mailinglists and start using
>> newsgroups instead. They don't have these issues.
> Indeed. What's the problem with Usenet that makes old-fashioned mailing lists 
> as prevalent as they still are?

No problem at all.  Especially with gmane.org around.  I used to
subscribe to dozens of mailing lists, but now I can just browse
all of them as newsgroups.
"The road to hell is paved with convenient shortcuts."
--Peter da Silva

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