On Fri, 25 Sep 1998, Bill Houle wrote:
> Uh, Roger...about those MajorCool additions you asked for...it looks
> like they are needed only by you, so since that factors out to be
> virtually nobody, I won't be doing them. :)
No biggie. I can live without. But...
> > The current product, with better PROMOTION of an interface to go with it,
> > better DOCUMENTATION of setup and recipes, and WIZARDS for things like
> > taboo expressions instead of Perl... now that would make the world go
> > 'round. As well as promotion of Majordomo as "the KISS Solution for
> > mailing list management"...
> There is some validity to this, however (for instance)... some of
> what I have been asked to do with MajorCool was difficult/impossible
> with Mj1 but looks like it will be much easier --even seamless--
> with Mj2. The rewrite may have added to the complexity, but it
> should pay dividends elsewhere. And if one of those elsewheres is
> in the Web interface that is designed to *hide* that complexity,
> then its a moot point.
It's cart-and-horse time. Maybe we ought to be positioning Majorcool as
the product, and Majordomo as a pile of back-end software it uses.
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