[Twisted-Python] Forum vs. mailing list

Scott Anderson scottanderson at comcast.net
Thu Nov 13 23:49:22 EST 2003

Phil Christensen wrote:

>anyways, what it comes down to is this. i've been looking for a reason to
>set up this forum software i'm really fond of on my machine, but i haven't
>had a reason to do so yet. i'm going to go ahead and give it a try, and
>you can check it out and see if you want to bother with it or not. if not,
>no big deal, and if it seems interesting and not painful to use, then we
>can investigate it further...

Not to further muddy the waters, but one reason I've been looking at 
Twisted was to port the software I wrote for Zope that runs at 
http://z.iwethey.org/forums -- we also have a hosting service. If you 
care to look around the site, the software gets extremely good reviews 
from the users with respect to the interface. It has full text indexing 
as well. With Twisted running behind it, I plan on integrating the 
forums with Jabber chat rooms, irc, and email.

I won't be porting it for at least a month or so, however (new baby in 
the house), but I fully intend on completing the project when I get the 


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