Re: lists.debian.org vs google groups
On 2006-04-03, kamaraju kusumanchi penned:
> The advantages I see are
> (1) A web interface to subscribe/unsubscribe and change mail/digest/no
> email options. So we will not see those unsubscribe emails.
Disadvantage: It requires using a web interface to post. Everyone who
enjoys using a browser form rather than their own customized text
editor, raise your hand.
> Is there anything that can be done with lists.debian.org that cannot be
> done through google groups?
Sure. Right now I use gmane to read d-u. That means that I can
actually view it as a newsgroup. I don't think that is possible using
google groups. You also lose the power of all of the filtering that
can be done via procmail, maildrop, etc. I bet a lot of long-time
posters here have developed all sorts of ways of processing these
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