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Re: Linux Forums

On Sunday 22 January 2006 11:27, David Nusinow wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 22, 2006 at 01:04:19PM +0100, Michael Banck wrote:
> > So I think we should be very careful whether we officially adopt a web
> > forum as part of our support.  If we did so, we will have to be present
> > and mediate/moderate trouble.  It is a bit like #debian really, where at
> > some place most DDs had left the channel to itself, which resulted in a
> > bad reputation both for the channel and the project.
> I agree with this 100%. For what it's worth, forums.debian.net is being run
> by Jeroen van Wolffelaar and I've been trying to pitch in a little bit over
> there too.

How does Debian win from encouraging people to split off saying, "Don't use 
the mailing lists, use this third-party forum nobody uses instead?"

Paul Johnson
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