[FoRK] my dream mailing list software

Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> on Tue Jul 17 12:20:28 PDT 2007

On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 02:09:08PM -0400, Luis Villa wrote:

> The mailing list problem is and isn't a social problem. Yes, the fact
> that there are trolls is a social problem. But the fact that otherwise
> well-intentioned, non-trollish people lack social/facial cues when
> interacting over email is a technical problem, and we should look to
> supplement/replace those as much as possible.

It would have been interesting and useful to have that some 10-15 years
ago. Right now email is rapidly heading for the big bit bucket in the sky,
and will become completely irrelevant in another 5-10 years.

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