Two naive questions

Bill Stewart
Mon Apr 20 18:51:14 GMT 2020

On Mon, Apr 20, 2020 at 12:11 PM Eliot Moss wrote:

> On 4/20/2020 1:41 PM, Bill Stewart wrote:
> > This exact problem is one of the main reasons why many organizations
> > prefer a web-based forum rather than a mailing list. (NNTP is a
> > possibility, but many [most?] organizations block NNTP access for
> > content management and security reasons.) One of the other main
> > reasons a web-based forum is preferable is that participants don't
> > have to store/delete irrelevant messages.
> Definitely not intending to start a controversy, but maybe cygwin
> could switch to a bug tracker sort of system for dealing with issues
> and questions ...

My intent wasn't to start a controversy either...just pointing out
some limitations of mailing lists.

The aforementioned points are the main reasons why I agree with you
that a web-based solution would be better for questions and support.


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