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

Jeff Olson inetwebguy at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 19:15:24 UTC 2010

Google Wave might be another good alternative.

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 2:13 PM, Voyagerfan5761 <vf5761 at technobabbl.es>wrote:

> I hate to bring it up, but Google Groups might do the forum/list hybrid
> thing. I'm trying to think of something else that's similar, because I know
> that Google can't be the only maker of mailing list software that allows
> users to interact with it like a forum, but I'm coming up short.
> A quick search of (for example) the bbPress plugin directory shows a lot of
> email-related plugins, but the notification plugins seem to only work on
> favorite threads. Perhaps one of those can be used as a base for a plugin
> that presents users with settings similar to the mailman settings for this
> list but for forum threads. Then reply-by-email would be (unless I've
> forgotten something) the only thing left.
> Yes, trying to use bbPress would probably draw on the developers in this
> group. But if anyone else has a better idea, please shout out. I'm not fond
> of the Google Groups idea either myself, but I too would like to have a
> forum-style discussion platform.
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> PS
> Until and if we switch to a forum, does anyone know if there's an easier
> way to reply to a thread when using digests than copying-and-pasting the
> subject of the relevant thread?
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