[Mageia-discuss] Forum or mailing list

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 9 18:35:35 CEST 2011

2011/6/9 Tux99 <tux99-mga at uridium.org>:
> On Thu, 9 Jun 2011, Romain d'Alverny wrote:
>> > integrated in the official forum rather than separate:
>> > http://mageia.linuxtech.net/forum/
>> Once more, as misc suggested again yesterday, and as it has been
>> replied from the beginning, you are free and welcome to join the
>> sysadmin team and/or web team and/or to work to provide a patch for
>> this feature, against our infrastructure.
>> Mageia is a community thing, and it's not enough to say "it should be
>> that way" to have it done. You want it, you do it, you submit it to
>> review. Working prototypes have more value than ideas.
> That's easy to say for you, I have zero experience with phpbb or php
> programming in general, so I'm certainly not able to provide any patches
> to your forum.
> I suggested to use the fudforum software (which I used for the
> existing forum<>ML gateway way before you even decided on forum
> software) which has the ML<>forum gateway built-in so no patches would
> have been needed, but the Mageia admins decided to go for phpbb instead.

This decision was in no way related to the ml<>forum issue.

> Personally I'm not too fussed if I have to shut down the forum gateway,
> but it would be sad for the considerable number of users that were
> reading the Mageia MLs via the ML gateway forum.

Yes, that's right, that was one of the reasons why people here kept
saying that if anything it would have been much better to have such a
tool inside the Mageia structure, being able to care for such kind of


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