[gnucash-htdocs] Change GnuCash website `Mailing Lists' link name

Christian Stimming christian at cstimming.de
Tue Jan 15 16:17:02 EST 2013

Am Sonntag, 13. Januar 2013, 20:36:22 schrieb Derek Atkins:
> John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.us> writes:
> > On Jan 12, 2013, at 2:55 PM, Yawar Amin <yawar.amin at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi folks,
> >> 
> >> I think most of the devs here know that I and other documentation team
> >> members get emails from time to time for people looking for GnuCash
> >> support. A lot of the time they say they gave up in frustration after
> >> trying to find someone to email on the GnuCash website.
> >> 
> >> I'm hoping this will change that by simplifying the `mailing lists'
> >> term
> >> to `public discussion forums'.
> >> 
> >> Thoughts?
> > 
> > That's not really a simplification. Worse, I think that if you call it
> > that then people will think that they're web forums, and we have
> > enough trouble with nabble users who don't understand that they're
> > using a web interface to a mailing list.
> I agree.  Please do not call it a "forum".

No, I think Yawar has a valid point here. The term "mailing list" to a non-
tech user does not sound like some place where discussions are being held. I'd 
welcome any better wording that is more accessible for non-tech users as well.


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