[wp-ui] Why are we using a maillist?

Dre Armeda feeds at armeda.com
Thu Jan 28 15:47:45 UTC 2010

Automattic is using P2 to manage some of their projects and the 
wordpress-dev efforts run through P2 as well and it seems to work. 
Scheduling meetings, discussions, etc. IRC is another great mechanism 
that is currently being underutilized for the UI list. I think we 
leverage a P2 site and IRC for the UI list and it will foster greate 


Dre Armeda

On 1/28/10 7:43 AM, Moshe Morris wrote:
> I actually would rather have a forum than a mail list.  We could then 
> break the conversations up into categories and participate in those 
> areas that are most relevant.  Furthermore, we can subscribe via email 
> to the forum topics that are relevant to us.
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 5:34 PM, Russell Wilson <russ.wilson at gmail.com 
> <mailto:russ.wilson at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     I agree with Mike.
>     --------
>     Russell Wilson
>     Vice President of User Experience, CA
>     Blog: dexodesign.com <http://dexodesign.com>, uitrends.com
>     <http://uitrends.com>
>     LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/russwilson
>     On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 8:43 AM, Mike Little <wordpress at zed1.com
>     <mailto:wordpress at zed1.com>> wrote:
>         The standard argument that I usually use for these things is
>         that mailing lists are 'push' and forums are 'pull'.
>         I *will* read my email several times a day. But with the best
>         will in the world, I *will not* visit a forum several times a
>         day to to see what the latest conversations are (I might
>         intend to, but I know it never happens).
>         And whilst I know that's sort of what RSS feeds are for, I
>         still only check my feed reader every couple of days on average.
>         Mike
>         -- 
>         Mike Little
>         http://zed1.com/
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