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Mailman objections Lassi Kortela (06 Dec 2023 21:40 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections Arthur A. Gleckler (06 Dec 2023 22:03 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections Lassi Kortela (09 Dec 2023 21:05 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections Arthur A. Gleckler (10 Dec 2023 01:55 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections Stephen De Gabrielle (10 Dec 2023 11:42 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections John Cowan (10 Dec 2023 13:11 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections Lassi Kortela (10 Dec 2023 13:19 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections Arthur A. Gleckler (10 Dec 2023 17:40 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections MSavoritias (10 Dec 2023 17:48 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections Arthur A. Gleckler (10 Dec 2023 18:01 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections MSavoritias (10 Dec 2023 18:34 UTC)
Range of services to host under the domain Lassi Kortela (10 Dec 2023 18:02 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections Lassi Kortela (10 Dec 2023 13:16 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections Vasilij Schneidermann (10 Dec 2023 19:16 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections Lassi Kortela (10 Dec 2023 19:29 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections Arthur A. Gleckler (15 Dec 2023 03:24 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections John Cowan (15 Dec 2023 04:15 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections Arthur A. Gleckler (15 Dec 2023 04:19 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections John Cowan (15 Dec 2023 04:46 UTC)
Re: Mailman objections Arthur A. Gleckler (15 Dec 2023 05:42 UTC)

Re: Mailman objections MSavoritias 10 Dec 2023 17:47 UTC

On 12/10/23 19:39, Arthur A. Gleckler wrote:
> I have to say that I absolutely loathe Discord, Slack, and other chat
> clients.  None of them has a proper inbox in the standard UIs, so I'm
> constantly scanning old messages to see whether I've seen them
> already.  That is an enormous waste of time.  Yes, they sometimes mark
> messages as read, but there's nothing as definitive and easy to scan
> as a standard email inbox.  And Slack and most chat clients privilege
> live interaction, which means that the conversation always feels
> "over" by the time I arrive.
>
> I'm a dinosaur, and I love email.

I have seen a lot of arguments in this thread against Slack or whatever.

As a counterpoint I haven't seen mentioned:

1. The accessibility benefits that come with Discourse and chat systems
like xmpp. instead of IRC/email.

2. The newcomers that may encourage to be involved to the development of
scheme. If these are wanted of course.

MSavoritias