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Re: Linux Forums

Fabian Fagerholm wrote:
> I've always wondered why these so-called forums are perceived as
> something different than a mailing list or a news group. I've never been
> able to wrap my head around why they aren't just web-based clients for
> reading a set of mailing lists or news groups.
> Does someone know of a good web-based $thing that could act as a
> front-end to lists and/or newsgroups, that we could use to allow people
> to participate in the Debian fora (=3D=3D mailing lists) without having to
> use more than a web browser?

Loom (http://loom.gmane.org) does this for Gmane and was developed by
Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen, the main author of Gnus, so I assume it's
well-designed and RFC-compliant.


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