[fpc-pascal] Killing the mail list

geneb geneb at deltasoft.com
Sun Mar 15 16:58:36 CET 2020

On Sun, 15 Mar 2020, Ryan Joseph via fpc-pascal wrote:

> It's 2020 and the mail list is starting to really show its age. I don't 
> get first messages from gmail and my personal web host is whitelisted, 
> messages bounce when I use the wrong account by accident, hard to search 
> the archives, can't post images and code easily (big problem!), messages 
> gets lost or un-threaded when subjects are incorrect, and the list goes 
> on (pun not intended).
No offense, but there's no reason to jump to a forum because you're having 
mail issues.

> Has there ever been any discussion into replacing it with a modern web 
> based forum? I don't know how to manage this migration but it should be 
> a goal for the future in my opinion.
No.  No, it shouldn't.

> Personally I really like the format used in forum.sublimetext.com which 
> is from www.discourse.org.
Ugh.  No thanks.

Use NNTP.  I think the fpc lists are mirrored here at news.gmane.io.


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