[Icecast] New Forum

Robert Muchnick hostmaster at xenterra.net
Mon Jun 20 18:20:29 UTC 2005

I second the sentiment below. I am in development on a number of sites 
which rely exclusively on icecast (and optionally a server-based ices). 
The email list is a convenient way to break from constant programming for 
a moment to see if there's a useful bit of information or if I can 
possibly add something of value. I can't imagine a scenario where I'd want 
to search a web-based forum to keep up with icecast. There's a *lot* to be 
said for opt-in email lists! :-)

On Mon, 20 Jun 2005, Michael Smith wrote:

> On 6/20/05, Geoff Staples <geoff at radioleft.com> wrote:
>> How do people feel about eliminating the list serv in favor of the forum?
> Definately not even an option. As a developer, I have the time to
> follow the list (the higher barrier to entry means mailing lists
> generally get slightly less crap), but not enough to follow a web
> forum on a regular basis. The interface that the forum presents (which
> isn't bad as web forums go) also makes it far, far less pleasant to
> use on a regular basis than a good mail client.
> Mike
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Robert Muchnick

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