[clug] Re: Using a forum system for CLUG

David Schoen neerolyte at gmail.com
Sun May 3 21:37:36 GMT 2009

2009/5/3 Paul Wayper <paulway at mabula.net>

> My other observation is that if we have one group writing on the forums,
> and
> one writing email, then we have half a group each that won't talk to
> eachother.  And while there are programs to do email-to-forum gateways the
> ones I've seen generally leak the problems from each media into the other
> rather than transmitting their benefits.

The email-to-forum gateway idea has been growing on me, would you mind
sharing what sort of problems you're referring to though?

> My suggestion here would be to use the PHP-Nuke instance on
> http://clug.anu.edu.au to store ongoing material that is useful to CLUG
> membership, and keep the email list as an email list.

I agree, who's responsible for clug.anu.edu.au? I do think that a forum
would probably be useful in other ways though.


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