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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-04 21:13:55

"Brian Braatz" <brianb_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Jeff,
> Please let me offer a suggestion-
> I like the boost wiki- I think the problem is it is "another
> paradigm" separate from the list. People can only handle so many
> paradigms.
> Now, if you "connect the two", then the Wiki will get more
> people using it.
> My suggestion- is add to the Wiki site- something that lets a
> person browse the MAILING LIST.

That's easily done; we can just link to the mailing list archives. We
have many choices there, actually. Just look at and search for "archives."

> If you can get the interface to the list working as good or better
> than the email version, then more people will start to use the web
> tool, by using the web tool, they will see the Wiki on the way
> in. In this way, the Wiki is put closer to their paradigm.

Hmm, I'm not sure we can convince everyone to look at the Wiki before
going to the archive pages.

> While I think my suggestion is a good idea, I must give the credit
> to KMART for putting the display of "canned meat" right in front of
> the bathroom entrance.


Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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