NNTP and thunderbird-related lists
dmose at mozilla.org
Thu Jul 29 19:23:47 UTC 2010
On 7/29/10 12:11 PM, Karsten Düsterloh wrote:
>> Active/noisy mailing lists mean many mails, which flood your inbox and
>> overshadow actual important mail.
>> Probably not an issue for TB mailing lists. :-P
I see what you mean. So this is another instance of lack of automatic
segregration of bulk email by the client, unless I'm misunderstanding.
>>> Newsservers usually(!) have a server wide login (if at all),
>> I'm not sure how this applies to the Thunderbird-related lists (eg
>> tb-planning and tb-enterprise). Does it?
> news.mozilla.org needs no login, tb-planning needs registration
> - -> yes, it does apply - I need to remember the mailman credentials.
Ah, gotcha; I had misunderstood you to be talking about a barrier to
entry to the archives, not the barrier to subscribing.
>>> Google Groups is a badly searchable
>> In what way do you feel Google Groups is badly searchable?
> It's out-of-process (web!)
By out-of-process, I'm guessing you mean that it's a jarring
user-experience to have to do it somewhere other than in the place where
you handle the rest of your messages?
> and buggy (postings not found although you
> can read them if you know the URL, postings missing completely, etc.).
Interesting; I haven't run across this. How frequently do you see it?
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