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On Thu, 2006-03-02 at 17:50 +0000, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Thu, 02 Mar 2006 17:33:58 +0000 George Prowse
> <cokehabit2003@...> wrote:
> | If you could point out some *actual* problems then maybe we could
> | suggest some solutions.
> You've said it yourself. One *actual* problem is that there aren't
> enough developers posting there. Perhaps someone should consider asking
> why this is the case.
I can tell you that for me Ciaran is right on target with the following
comment. I have tried to use the forums (both as a user and developer)
and can't find the signal through all of the noise.
> The first is that finding anything relevant amongst all the noise is
> extremely difficult. The search function utterly sucks (try searching
> for 'vim', 'fluxbox' or 'ciaranm'), so mostly I only go to threads
> when someone points me to them via another medium.
For me it is easier to do what Ciaran does and only go to the forums
when something is pointed out.
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