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From Miguel Pereira <>
Subject Re: QA
Date Mon, 22 Jul 2013 21:26:44 GMT
On stackoverflow there is a way to subscribe an email to a tag set, is it
possible to create something like: and send all qa
notifcations to subscribers that way? I was thinking the seperate email for
those subscribed to dev that dont want to participate.

On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 2:02 PM, Donald Miner <>wrote:

> Im an avid user of stackoverflow and contribute a lot to the hadoop and
> pig tag. And i think it is the right place, but we do need to work at it a
> bit.
> There is a bit of a problem with smaller tags in terms of momentum. If
> someone asks an accumulo question and it takes a long time to get a
> response, they wont use it again. Also, if they don't see many questions
> about accumulo already, it gives the impression they shouldnt waste their
> time. I wonder if there is something out there that could notify the list
> when a new question on SO is asked so we as a group can answer it quickly.
> The next thing is editing the questions. When we see an accumulo question,
> we should make sure that hadoop and anything else is tagged that needs to
> be tagged so it gets more eyes. For example, i use the pig tag a lot, but
> always tag hadoop, too. Any other tags from a SEO perspective should be
> added if the person doesn't know what they are asking. E.g., chaning
> "server thingy not starting" to "TabletServer not starting".
> Finally, we need to get some volume in there. Maybe it's sending people
> there or maybe it is "seeding" FAQ there and answering it ourselves (e.g.,
> sean posts the faq, then I answer it with the predetermined answer). Not
> sure how kosher that is.
> On Jul 22, 2013,i at 1:04 PM, David Medinets <>
> wrote:
> > +1 for stackoverflow and other links for simplicity and duplication
> > avoidance.
> > On Jul 22, 2013 9:45 AM, "Sean Busbey" <> wrote:
> >
> >> Or perhaps just a pointer to an appropriate tag on StackOverflow and
> >> ServerFault?
> >>
> >> --
> >> Sean
> >> On Jul 22, 2013 8:55 AM, "Miguel Pereira" <>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Maybe consider putting up a Q & A page on the site for accumulo
> specific
> >>> topics?
> >>> With the ability to post / reply
> >>> I believe this will help new people quite a bit, and will serve as a
> >>> reference so the same questions are not asked multiple times.
> >>>
> >>> Cheers,
> >>> Miguel
> >>
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