Subject: Re: [boost] Gmane going away
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-08-18 11:12:45
On 8/18/16 7:20 AM, Edward Diener wrote:
> 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
>>> 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.
I have consolidated all my email/newsgroup access with Thunderbird.
It's a wonderful system which I don't expect to change unless forced to.
So far it seems to continue to work just fine.
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