On Tue, 2004-09-07 at 06:08, Randy W. Sims wrote:
> I love the idea of a beginners forum, but I *hate* web forums. 
> Newsgroups and mailing list are a much better medium because discussions 
> are threaded and you can easily see what you've read. 
My initial post argues that mailing lists are not a better medium in
case of beginners.

> If you do chose a 
> web forum, please consider as a requirement one that has a decent mail 
> gateway.
Absolutely.

> Err, why does it matter what language it's written in? As long as it's 
> functional and meets requirements, use it.
Beginners forum for Ruby written in (say) Perl is bad publicity :) More
seriously, we'll need to customize it, in which case we want it to be a
Ruby project.

Regards,
Alex