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[REBOL] Best of both Worlds (was Re: Altme)

From: tim-johnsons::web::com at: 19-Dec-2008 10:17

On Friday 19 December 2008, Petr Krenzelok wrote:
> Carl Read napsal(a): > > What people use for private communication about REBOL isn't important - > > whoever's involved will just choose what they like the best. > > yes, it is important, and you are imo wrong :-) We should not depreciate > one factor - diversification of comm channels. What is another comm > channel good for, if not used? How many ppl from here do support newices > on for e.g.? Our community is rather small and I prefer > less well supported channels than other way around ...
Here's what I think would be very cool. (I use linux). Altme running as a system tray, with an option feature allowing one to 1)subscribe to a topic 2)have an optional and unobtrusive popup to signal a reply to such a topic - ubuntu's adept_updater as an example 3)Mirror altme topics to email! that way us mutt or pine users to can exploit those interfaces' extreme agility to organize and manage messages and we can also have altme's modernity and proprietory "rebol-ness" And shouldn't be OS-specific..... Be the best of both worlds I think. I am concerned tho - that having too many "channels" might work to dilute and disperse the rebol community - which is admittedly pretty small as it is... BTW: I won't be able to follow this thread or reply for two weeks. My ML filter starts in one hour - since I will be traveling, but I will be able to receive personal email (intermittenly) cheers tim