BTW, I really, really like this! In my opinion, this is something
that was needed by the community - and it better than me scanning
through my inbox all the time!
If you added a few things, this would be killer. Do you mind my input?
I hope not!
Users: Select a user. Put an option there to see all posts by that
user! Maybe also put profile info, like how long they have been a
member, total posts, etc…
Search: Allow search by forum instead of complete search.
If I’m a registered user AND I am logged in, show me a list of posts
that are new since my last login.
On the main page, show the most recent 10 items from each forum that
have been updated/created.
On the main page, show the most popular (i.e. most viewed, most replies,
Then, host this thing somewhere solid and have a direct link from the
ROR documentation/community site.
As a bonus - if we had categories for the posts then all the better!
i.e. Engines, Components, ActiveRecord, etc… Perhaps this isn’t
possible (w/o admin overhead) from the main mailing list, but I can only
imagine that a forum like this would become quite popular and people
making posts directly on the forum would have the option of putting them
in the right category/sub forum.