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Re: Linux Forums

On Tuesday 24 January 2006 00:33, Andreas Schuldei wrote:
> * Paul Johnson <baloo@ursine.ca> [2006-01-23 17:23:07]:
> > 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?"
> it wins by reaching all those people who prefere using that third
> party forum.
> there are a LOT of people (especially those coming from the
> windows world or unfamiliar with automatic mail sorting) that are
> very uneasy about mailing lists.

But nobody else would use them , so how would this help them?  How is this 
different from the debian-newbie list idea that comes up from time to time, 
other than being an even less desirable interface for use?

Paul Johnson
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