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From Mike Walch <mwa...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Slack for Accumulo
Date Mon, 10 Dec 2018 23:06:51 GMT
>From reading previous discussions on the ASF slack, it looks like it's OK
for everyone (users, contributors, etc) to join and an invite link can
posted on project websites. Apache Beam has one on their contact page:
https://beam.apache.org/community/contact-us/

I will create a pull request with something similar for the Accumulo
website.

On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 5:45 PM Mike Drob <mdrob@mdrob.com> wrote:

> IIRC anybody who has an @a.o address can send invites.
>
> On Mon, Dec 10, 2018, 4:36 PM Mike Walch <mwalch@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > I am cool with an Accumulo channel on the-asf.slack.com.  I was able to
> > join easily using my apache email address.  How can users without an
> > apache.org email address join the 'the-asf' workspace? It would be nice
> to
> > put instructions for joining on our contact us page.
> >
> > On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 4:31 PM Michael Wall <mjwall@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > Yeah, there are some Apache projects that use slack.  Can you create an
> > > Accumulo channel at https://the-asf.slack.com?  I don't recall what I
> > did
> > > to set up my account there, but I did have to use my apache.org email
> > > account.  The only thing I see from other communities is a small delay
> > for
> > > users since they need to be given access to the channel.
> > >
> > > +1 to shutting down IRC.
> > >
> > > Mike
> > >
> > > On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 4:11 PM Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > > We did have a HipChat room, but we didn't advertise it well and
> nobody
> > > > really used it. With all that happened with HipChat being bought by
> > > > Atlassian and then sold off to Slack (or something like that), I'm
> not
> > > sure
> > > > where ASF Infra currently stands on providing chat as an ASF
> resource.
> > > >
> > > > I have no objections to trying out Slack within the project. However,
> > if
> > > > Infra does move towards something in future (like an official ASF
> Slack
> > > > group), we should try to follow whatever path they pave.
> > > >
> > > > Regardless of whether Slack pans out, we should probably shut down
> the
> > > IRC
> > > > room... hardly anybody uses it, and the few that do are lurkers only
> or
> > > > bots. It doesn't make sense to continue to advertise it as a way for
> > > > users/devs to contact us.
> > > >
> > > > On Mon, Dec 10, 2018, 15:44 Mike Walch <mwalch@apache.org wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > I would like to create a Slack chatroom for Accumulo and advertise
> it
> > > on
> > > > on
> > > > > our 'contact us' page [1] with an invite link to make it easy to
> > join.
> > > Is
> > > > > anyone opposed to this?  There will be no requirement that Accumulo
> > > users
> > > > > or developers use Slack. We currently have an IRC chatroom but it's
> > not
> > > > > used much. I think Slack will be used more as it's simpler and
> saves
> > > the
> > > > > latest history which helps if you join an ongoing discussion.  If
> it
> > > ends
> > > > > up being rarely used over the next few months, I am OK with
> shutting
> > it
> > > > > down.
> > > > >
> > > > > [1]: https://accumulo.apache.org/contact-us/
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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