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RE: Forums

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Sun, 8 Jan 2012 04:39:55 +0000
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, JonRimmer <jon.rimmer@gmail.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3C4041FF83E1E04A986B6DC50F017829033FA98C@TK5EX14MBXC296.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>

[Bjoern Hoehrmann:]
> * JonRimmer wrote:
> >Wow, this seems very impressive. If you sign-up, they even have the
> >ability to post via a web interface (attempting to use that to post this
> reply).
> When I look at and attempt to use that "Nabble" interface, I am shocked
> and horrified and can't really imagine anyone would use this to partici-
> pate in www-style discussions for a prolonged period of time. As far as I
> can tell, mail and netnews clients have always been much better than this.
> The interaction required there to navigate through mails plus the load
> times alone mean that I would have to spend over ten times as much time
> reading mails as I do currently, and I am already writing my own client
> because I find the client I currently use the most inefficient.

I don't get it either. I don't know any designers who doesn't use email
all the time. But then some folks don't get why I still prefer vim or emacs
to 'modern IDEs' either. Not everyone likes their productivity in the same places.
Received on Sunday, 8 January 2012 04:57:01 UTC

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