[Tagging] Accepted or rejected?

Kotya Karapetyan kotya.lists at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 09:23:38 UTC 2015

On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 9:55 AM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 4:50 PM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I agree that a 'forum' is far better at engaging a community ... keeps
>> topics more organised as replies are localised (that are no isolated
>> branches for instance), avoids the 'digest mode' problem, some even have a
>> system of not viewing post by someone they don't like!
> It's 2015 and people still struggle with how threading and filters work?
> Just because someone couldn't pass a middle school basic computer skills
> course is no fault of the technology.
Paul has just emphasized an important advantage of using mailing list as
compared to forums or other moderated platforms:
Anywhere else he would have just run the risk of being banned. An open
mailing list is the most democratic discussion platform.

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