[PC-BSD Testing] email lists and IRC VS forums
Ahmad Arafat Abdullah
trunasuci at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 19:39:38 PDT 2009
for me mailing list is based on tradition of unix/linux etc when communicate
and respons.. email can be read with CLI, using pine mutt etc..
IRC is good, but sometime it leads to crappy talks..
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 12:41 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Jul 2009, Jeff wrote:
> A slightly off-topic question that's been perplexing to me for some
>> I've noticed that many communities of developers prefer to use mailing
>> lists and/or IRC over forums for communication. Can anyone shed
>> light on that given that forums seem to be far superior in almost every
> Its mostly user-preference, but in my case, I prefer mailing lists, since I
> get the messages in my inbox / blackberry, and
> can keep up to date much easier, rather than being tied to a web-browser to
> follow things. IRC is nice though, because
> its usually instant, and you can chat with people real-time.
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
> Testing mailing list
> Testing at lists.pcbsd.org
# uname -a
NetBSD 5.0 NetBSD 5.0 (GENERIC) #0: Sun Apr 26 18:50:08 UTC 2009
builds at b6.netbsd.org:/home/builds/ab/netbsd-5-0-RELEASE/i386/200904260229Z-obj/home/builds/ab/netbsd-5-0-RELEASE/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/GENERIC
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