> On Sun, 25 Jun 2017 16:05:41 -0400
> Craig Treleaven <[hidden email]> wrote:
> Hello Craig,
>>The “workflow” for forums is just a little different from that of
>>participating in a mailing list.
> Everything you say can be done in forums can be done in an MUA.
> *Without* the need of having to visit a web site and log in. Multiply
> that by the 150 or more ML's I'm subbed to.........
And, for me, somewhere over 200, I think, which is where hundreds of
filters, some with hundreds of filter field values, come in useful.
pine/alpine is quite powerful for that.
> Forums are only better than MLs when the number of forums joined is
> less than one.
I like that. Is that copyrighted (or, should that be "copyritten?)?
"So once you do know what the question actually is,
you'll know what the answer means."
- Deep Thought,
Chapter 28 of Book 1 of
"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
A Trilogy In Four Parts",
written by Douglas Adams,
published by Pan Books, 1992