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From Adam Boscarino <aboscar...@digitalocean.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: Retiring Airflow Gitter?
Date Fri, 31 Aug 2018 17:11:38 GMT
The search functionality on Gitter is sorely lacking, which limits it's
usefulness for me. This will probably be unpopular, but I get more out of
the communities that use Slack (go, kubernetes, etc.) because the search is
so much better.

On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 1:05 PM Andrew Harmon <andrewhharmon@gmail.com>
wrote:

> I'm new to Airlfow and I personally get a lot of use out of Gitter. I find
> there's almost always someone in there that can help answer a queation.
>
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 12:58 PM Sid Anand <sanand@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > For a while now, we have had an Airflow Gitter account. Though this
> seemed
> > like a good idea initially, I'd like to hear from the community if anyone
> > gets value of out it. I don't believe any of the committers spend any
> time
> > on Gitter.
> >
> > Early on, the initial committers tried to be available on it, but soon
> > found it impossible to be available on all the timezones in which we had
> > users. Furthermore, Gitter notoriously sucks at making previously
> answered
> > questions discoverable. Also, the single-threaded nature of Gitter
> > essentially makes it confusing to debug/discuss more than on topic at a
> > time.
> >
> > The community seems to be humming along by relying on the Apache mailing
> > lists, which don't suffer the downside listed above. Hence, as newbies
> join
> > Apache Airflow, they likely hop onto Gitter. Are they getting value from
> > it? If not, perhaps we are doing them a disservice and should consider
> just
> > deleting it.
> >
> > Thoughts welcome.
> > -s
> >
> --
> Andrew Harmon
> (202) 615-6433
>


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Senior Data Engineer

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