OpenSSL project is considering to close this mailing list

Michael Wojcik Michael.Wojcik at
Fri Mar 17 14:36:53 UTC 2023

> From: openssl-users <openssl-users-bounces at> On Behalf Of
> Olivier Mascia via openssl-users
> Sent: Friday, 17 March, 2023 08:08
> On the general matter: email is an *old* technology on the Internet, one of the
> oldest for sure, if not *the* oldest, telnet set aside.  It has issues, in relation
> with its age, which are expectable, acceptable and manageable.  Does this
> make it evil?  Is replacing email, with countless different web-based forums,
> groups, systems, of all sorts, really the next invaluable evolutionary step?

Email: an improvement on its successors. Except perhaps Usenet.

(But certainly over web forums, the vast majority of which have abysmal UX and UIM.)

Email also generally has better accessibility than websites do.

Michael Wojcik


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