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On Nov 3, 2011, Florian Effenberger wrote:
"sadly, Nabble is not seen as forum at all. I don't know why, but many
- especially novice - users have complained and do not use Nabble. My
wish was indeed to have this forum-style gateway to have access to the
same content with two interfaces, but it obviously didn't work out,
which is why I am considering a "real" forum."

As a novice user, I made two posts in the Nabble "forum" under the
login name "chimak111". The first was promptly and efficiently dealt
with by Cor Nouys (I'm spelling from memory).

The second post may be used to illustrate the current state of the
Nabble "forum". At issue was the functioning of the global menu bar to
"integrate" LibreOffice with the Unity aspect of Ubuntu 11.10. A
couple of responses by "Tom" were to the point. The rest was the type
of thing seen when there isn't active moderation of posts. The thread
digressed to the merits and demerits of Unity, Ubuntu, Canonical,
Linux, and what have you.
The link to this second post is here:

Nabble, not per se but for want of moderation or etiquette, shows the
same weakness of mailing lists in that material is quoted and
requoted, mostly unnecessarily. Then there are the unwanted headers
and footers that just bulk up each post and make havoc in posts
containing quotes and requotes.

I know that moderators are not a dime a dozen, but without strong
moderation, any forum or mailing list can become quite unattractive.
All the same, I'd prefer a forum.

Here's wishing that LibreOffice and its volunteers all the best.

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