Am 02.06.21 um 08:19 schrieb EL:
> Colin Macleod <c...@erehwon.gro> wrote:
>>> Note, for anyone not using the simply awful google groups interface,
>>> this issue simply does not exist. The group is still here, and still
>>> receiving postings.
>> This is all true, but...
>> I started reading comp.lang.tcl etc. via Google Groups because I wanted
>> access from work, and nntp would not go through the company firewall, I
>> expect many others are in a similar situation.
>> These days unfortunately, usenet is no longer mainstream,
> Given all that I wondered, not for the first time, whether there is a web
> forum for Tcl as substitute for c.l.t. And I searched one on the net
> (starting of course from tcl.tk
) but nothing showed up :(.
> Instead I figured out that tcl.tk
has not really been modernized in the
> last decade or two…
> That’s not good, I think. Compare that situation to python.org
- a modern
> entrypoint for all resources around python, including web forums. I‘d love
> to have tcl.tk
be like that.. a little at least.
NNTP actually is pretty "modern". ( as a world wide distributor for
group conversations and usefull to boot )
What you tag "modernized" is "made available for commercialization."
( that requires that you funnel as much traffic as possible through one
Internet stuff was intentionally designed for separation of transport
and visualization. ( that is why you had MTAs vs. MUAs, http as
transport for structured information and a browser to render that in a
way to fit the user specifics.
But the endlessly greedy got their grubby fingers into it. Fail!