We are currently testing an installation of Discourse to replace our Google Group, which is used my a large percentage as just a mailing list. The email-in and reply facilities of Discourse make it a viable alternative, and I’ve just invited the hardcore mailing list people onto the testing site to see what they think.
Reaction so far is promising, but they have been a couple of related things that I hope the community can help with?
Firstly, we have some emails not getting through. We can see them in the inbox, and I’ve searched and found out that sidekiq is responsible for polling. Something has failed on there, but I can’t figure out what. I could do with some help debugging this. Other emails are getting through, even from the same person.
Secondly, there is a bit of a delay. I have reduced the imposed delay on outgoing messages to one minute for testing, but I may well raise this again. It seems that the biggest issue is the 5 minute polling delay - is there a way of decreasing this?
I hope someone is kind enough to help!