[talk-au] should we migrate to osm forum

Franc Carter franc.carter at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 23:20:16 BST 2008


I think flexibility is the core thing needed from whatever is used for mass
communication. Some
people find email better, some forms and some rss. So if we are gong to
change then I think
it needs to support mirroring to all three of these.

On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 6:48 AM, David Dean <ddean at ieee.org> wrote:

>
> Mtrax,
>
>
> mtrax wrote:
> >
> > Do you think we should request a section to Australian users?
> > I personally find it easier to respond on forums than mailing lists.
> >
>
> Yes, having an australian section on the forum would of course be useful,
> and it seems to be that moving to forums would probably be the long term
> trend in this kind of thing. However, if you still want to access the
> mailing list but in a forum-like format, have you tried gmane.org or
> nabble.com ? For example, I use
> http://www.nabble.com/OpenStreetMap---Australian-Talk-f35319.html to read
> the Australian mailing list so that I can subscribe to the resulting RSS
> feed in Google Reader. Same with the general and routing mailing lists.
>
> If we moved to forum-based discussions I would hope full-text RSS feeds
> could be provided, but they don't seem to exist on the OSM forums at the
> moment at least.
>
> - David
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Franc
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