Marc Hartstein writes: >Mailing lists allow *me* to choose a UI, so I can decide how I want the >data presented and how I want to interact with it. Most forums are >implemented with only a single (these days typically web-based) UI layer >available. Using Wiki has the dual problem that it forces and single UI >*and*, as Dale mentions, it's not designed for discussion. Yup. IOW, email (and usenet, though it doesn't scale as well) rock, web-based forums are teh suxxor. >The UI thing is a big deal for me. Me as well. I wouldn't pay nearly as much attention to this list if I couldn't ignore 60% of the traffic. >I'd support a move to a multi-UI supporting forum, but I only know of >one, and I'm not sure whether the project has all the features we'd need >to justify the switch. What I think we really want is a good rss/style messaging system (jabber might do well) with email, IM, and forum-style backends. -- Joshua Kronengold (mneme@(io.com, labcats.org)) |\ _,,,--,,_ ,) --^-- "Did you know, if you increment enough, you /,`.-'`' -, ;-;;' /\\ get an extra digit?" "I knew," weeps Six. |,4- ) )-,_ ) /\ /-\\\ "We knew. But we had forgotten." '---''(_/--' (_/-'