[linux-audio-user] Re: move LAU to a forum?

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+la at mega-nerd.com
Sun Dec 24 16:23:28 EST 2006

Ivica Ico Bukvic wrote:

> A quick look at some of the successful forum/mailing list projects, for
> instance Ubuntu, reveals that not only they have both, but also both methods
> of communication are teeming with activity.

Teeming with activity but close to zero signal amongst the noise.

I keep on searching google for solutions to Ubuntu based problems.
All of the top hits on google point to UbuntuForums and when I
go there there is almost never an answer. The UbuntuForums are
absolutely chock full of "Me too" or people saying "that didn't
work for me".

> FWIW, as far as the "speed" of forums is concerned, it largely depends on
> what you use in combination on what kind of hardware you run. I've seen some
> that are quite fast despite the often dubious eye-candy.

Connecting to some web server on the other side of the planet 
will always be slower than accessing mail that has been delivered
to me and is sitting on my hard drive.

  Erik de Castro Lopo
"Death is perhaps too easy" -- Iqbal Sacranie in 1989 about
Salman Rushdie, author of "The Satanic Verses". Sacranie 
received a knighthood in 2005 as the face of 'moderate'
British Islam. He has never disowned his earlier statement.
  Erik de Castro Lopo
"Islam isn't in America to be equal to any other faith, but to become 
dominant. The Koran should be the highest authority in America, and Islam 
the only accepted religion on earth." -- Omar Ahmad, board chairman of
Council of American Islamic Relations to an islamic audience in 1998.

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