Subject: Re: [boost] Gmane going away
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-08-18 10:20:11
On 8/18/2016 8:03 AM, Raffi Enficiaud wrote:
> Le 29/07/16 à 14:10, Tom Kent a écrit :
>> So it looks like Gmane is under attack and the guy who runs it is
>> about just turning it off (that would be sad).
>> Anyway, I know a lot of boost users use is as the gnu mailman archive
>> are really hard to use. I would like to propose that we (specifically the
>> list owner(s)) mirror the boost mailing lists to the mail-archive.com
>> It has good search features and decent thread browse-ability.
> Looking at the (lack of) reactions, it sounds like not so much people
> are using gmane. Personally I use news.gmane.org for boost posting
> (news://news.gmane.org:119/gmane.comp.lib.boost.devel with thunderbird)
> and I am curious how people do if they are alternatives.
I use Gmane newsgroups all the time, not merely to interact with Boost
mailing lists but with other mailing lists also. As I understand the
situation the mirroring of the mailing lists on Gmane will continue. It
would certainly be a great loss for that to end.
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