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Re: Personal Recommendations for Free List Compatible Email Service

On Thu, 2014-04-24 at 09:26 -0400, Tom H wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:16 AM, Ralf Mardorf <kde.lists@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2014-04-23 at 14:08 +0000, MAILER-DAEMON@yahoo.com wrote:
> > Sorry, we were unable to deliver your message to the following address.
> >>
> >> <debian-user@lists.debian.org>:
> >> Remote host said: 550 5.7.1 <debian-user@lists.debian.org>: Recipient address rejected: Mail appeared to be SPAM or forged. Ask your Mail/DNS-Administrator to correct HELO and DNS MX settings or to get removed from DNSBLs; please relay via your ISP (rocketmail.com) [RCPT_TO
> >
> > OK, now this doesn't work anymore :D. However, not only the providers
> > are bad, Debian sees mail as spam, that isn't spam.
> >
> > I suspect the end of mailing lists is near :(. More and more people run
> > into issues when using mailing lists. The bad, without mailing lists
> > Linux will die!
> I like your overgeneralization and overdramatization!
> Thinking that lists will die because the mail providers that you're
> choosing are having issues doesn't mean that lists will die. I suspect
> that there are far more (FAR MORE) people who aren't having problems
> posting to d-u than people who are.

This likely is an overdramatization I made, but I guess that indeed more
people have issues than you think.

> Thinking that Linux will die once lists die is counting without forums
> and ask.ubuntu.com- and stackexchange.com-type discussions thingies.
> I'm not a fan of either of these formats but I'd adapt if need be to
> them or to yet another model.

Assumed the overdramatization wouldn't be an overdramatization, then I'm
right and you're mistaken. Kernel development unlikely would be possible
by a forum, by ask.ubuntu.com etc.. Assumed there would be no mailing
lists, then it would be the end of Linux.

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