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Re: Forums

From: Matthew Wilcox <elvendil@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2012 09:47:49 +0000
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E55934C5-5DC0-4138-B4FC-5B34EC7229ED@gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>

My apologies - that was an assumption I should not have made. With that said, your numbers do not prove that more people have been participating, they prove that more posts have been made.

@ all

What we are trying to fix is the user friendliness of the system, and the public facing aspect of the group. Right now, for non-members, it is incredibly painful trying to find out anything that the group has been discussing because of the poor way in which the conversations are exposed online. It's also off-putting from most web designers to have to go through the list process to join.

To put my "being questionably generalist" hat on again - I expect that using these archaic communication methods attracts a certain type of person and puts off another. Sadly I think it's the designer types that get put off, and yet it is those people for whom we are making CSS. Engineer types and/or network enthusiasts seem less put off.
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