Kujawa, Greg wrote:

> I just wanted a more static discussion board people could check if they
> wanted an alternative to the Ruby Forum board that's currently down. The
> Ruby Talk mailing list might be a little active for some people and
> sometimes these same people are looking for a message board to periodically
> check at their own convenience. I wasn't looking to replace anything
> provided by the Ruby Talk list :-)

Which gets me wondering. Doesn't 
http://blog.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.ruby.general provide most of the 
features that people usually seek in a Ruby forum?