William Elliot <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > On Mon, 25 Jul 2011, fishfry wrote: >> >> You were vocal in one MSE thread ... > > I don't like it. For one thing it requires to much time to it figure out.
How can you "not like it" if you haven't even used it? As I said before, your registration problems are easily solvable. Hundreds of thousands of SE users have figured it out without difficulty.
>> For teaching and learning, perhaps. For discussing? No. Some of us are >> neither active students nor active professionals. Sci.math used to be a >> great venue for us; now it's not. But MSE is not a discussion forum ... > > My understanding of MSE is that it's not set up for discussions, > threads that go on for a few replies until a conclusion arises. > > Is my understanding correct?
The SE software is designed primarily for Q&A. Discussions can be had in comments on questions and answers, and in chatrooms. Many comment thread "discussions" are indeed longer than a few replies.