[Koha] Re: Why No Discussion Forum?

Hero_xbd!.RRR heroxbd at 126.com
Wed Jun 13 12:53:58 NZST 2007

Hey, Bo!

I guess you are using e-mails in a web-based way. Give some Mail User 
Agents (e-mail clients) a try, such as Thunderbird[1]  or  Mutt[2], you 
will find the power of mailing lists:)

But of course, they may take some time to understand how they function.


Bo Schafers wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm a mere newbie here so I apologise for shooting my mouth off 
> ...again....
> I'd like to ask the question, why is there no Koha Discussion forum? 
> It's standard practice all over the web, a super efficient, proven 
> paradigm. Are mail lists not a bit archaic in this day and age? I 
> think one of the biggest problems with the current archived list is 
> that it's not searchable and that its organisation is just time-based, 
> rather than  being subject/topic based. I't very time consuming to 
> read back through 100's of postings to find out if anything has been 
> posted previously on various issues, epecially for newbies.
> Koha's not an easy bit of software, but truly wonderful when its 
> up-and-running. It deserves much more exposure. It deserves the best 
> possible support forum. I would imagine the vast majority of folks are 
> just give up on it after tinkering a bit. And putting out the 
> appropriate word-of-mouth 'advertising'...
> If there is a lack someone willing provide the webspace I'd be 
> prepared to host 'forum.koa.org'
> Apologies if this has been discussed before.
> Bo
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Xu Benda

Fundamental Science of Mathematics and Physics,
Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R.China, 100084


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