I suspect that scarab could be configured to give you what you want.
From: Brian Brazil [mailto:bbrazil at netsoc.tcd.ie]
Sent: 31 March 2004 11:53
To: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: Re: [ILUG] web logging/forum software
On Wed, Mar 31, 2004 at 11:32:15AM +0100, Paul Reilly wrote:
>> Anyone know of anything like this?
>> I'm looking for some kind of web logging system, which acts
> a bit like a forum and a bit like a mailing list, and a bit like a
> request tracker/ticket system.
>> * Users should be able to create their own topics.
> * Users should be able to update topics by web, or email (direct
> email input to specified topic)
> * all updates should archived on web, for later perusal
> * any updates to a topic should be emailed to those subscribed to
> the topic.
>> So it's a bit like a tracking system, but without the topic status
> aspect. It's a bit like a weblog but with email interface to it. I
> could probably hack something together in php, but I'm wondering if
> anything like this exists already.
By disabling rights for 'Modify Ticket' but allowing 'Reply to Ticket'
it should do what you need. Topic status will still exist but not be
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