[Osmf-talk] OSMF now also part of the OSM-forum
jon at spiffymap.net
Wed Nov 19 13:02:11 UTC 2014
On 19/11/14 12:49, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 2014-11-18 20:06 GMT+01:00 Marc Zoutendijk
> And speaking about mailing lists: I became a member only this
> year and never received ANY serious message through the mailing
> list before it exploded because of board vs. osmf members
> discussions two months ago as we all are very well aware of.
> the only difference with a forum would have been, that you would have
> maybe seen a few very old posts (as not much had happened, like you
> observed yourself).
Well, no - the difference with forums is that when they go quiet for
several months, everyone stops visiting them, so most people never
notice a new discussion going on, and so it dies out again much more
Forums require a critical mass to keep going, mailing lists don't.
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