[Mageia-discuss] Mailing List to Web Forum Bidirectional Gateway

Tux99 tux99-mga at uridium.org
Mon Oct 4 13:42:04 CEST 2010

Quote: marc wrote on Mon, 04 October 2010 13:21
> I view the bidirectional gateway more like a salad bowl. You come to
> the 
> table and pick through the salad and eat what you wish. You are not 
> forced to eat everything.
> So, if the communication schemes all come together and if there are 
> enough devs and members on-board to create and manage the distro, some
> devs will follow some user threads/discussions and others will follow 
> their own interesting user threads/discussions in their spare time. The
> same could then be said of the user base.
> The devs would then, presumably, talk at some point to the other devs
> of 
> what they had read of interest in some user discussion and pass this 
> information on to the other devs. The same could then be said of the 
> user base, They would do the same.
> No one is forced to follow a thread/conversation, but realistically 
> speaking one group could not function without the other. At some point
> you have to come up for air and take a look around at who else is 
> participating in the distro. We can't all work in our little 
> compartmentalized world.

Marc, you expressed my opinion exactly, but much better than I could put it
in words :)

> There will be as usual the disturbers who will every now and then join
> a 
> discussion to cause problems or irritate the others. But, hey, this is
> a 
> common problem in any setup.

Precisely, and that's why a forum has moderators.

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