Re: Personal Recommendations for Free List Compatible Email Service
On Thu, 2014-04-24 at 15:40 -0400, Tom H wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 11:23 AM, Ralf Mardorf
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2014-04-24 at 09:26 -0400, Tom H wrote:
> >> On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:16 AM, Ralf Mardorf <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >>> On Wed, 2014-04-23 at 14:08 +0000, MAILER-DAEMON@yahoo.com wrote:
> >>> 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.
> AFAIR, this list has a few thousand users and barely a handful have complained.
Unlikely that people are only subscribed to this list, that's why assume
that many users have at least issues caused by their provider, with some
> >> 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.
> LKML is a work list and this list is, relative to it, a chit-chat
> list. If mailing lists were to become unusable, LKML would switch very
> quickly to something else; its users wouldn't be happy about the
> change but everyone'd adapt quickly in order to carry on with kernel
True, the developers would get addresses by some institutions of higher
education or something like this, but user feedback still is important
for the development.