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From Zameer Manji <zma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Move Aurora discussions to Slack?
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2016 17:43:43 GMT
I'm also +0 for the same reasons that John listed.

On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 2:44 PM, John Sirois <john.sirois@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm also +0.
>
> I am not a Slack fan, but that said, the barrier to entry on the face is
> the same if we publicize self-signup like mesos has on their community page
> [1]: https://mesos-slackin.herokuapp.com/
> On the negative, we hurt folks like Jake who are connected to many projects
> via IRC and on the positive (maybe) we cater to the burgeoning set of
> corporate contributors who are connected to many projects via Slack.
>
> Being paired with mesos is what tilits me +0 instead of -0.
>
> [1] http://mesos.apache.org/community/
>
> On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 3:14 PM, Joshua Cohen <jcohen@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > I'm +0 on this. I agree that Slack is in many ways superior to IRC, but
> it
> > also feels like the barrier to entry for Slack is much higher than it is
> > for IRC which is potentially problematic for an open source community.
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 4:08 PM, Jake Farrell <jfarrell@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > > There is an irc bridge which relays all messages back as well as an
> > archive
> > > bot. Not a huge fan of slack due to it being yet another chat client I
> > have
> > > in the background, but if it helps the community stay connected and
> grow
> > > and makes things easier then +1 for whatever it is.
> > >
> > > Might make sense for us to use the mesos.slack.com #aurora channel
> that
> > > way
> > > the two communities stay close and its easier for users to find and ask
> > > questions rather than having multiple slacks they have to join and keep
> > > track of
> > >
> > > -Jake
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 4:48 PM, Steve Niemitz <sniemitz@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > +1, I pretty much never remember to open my IRC client anymore.  I've
> > > been
> > > > using the Mesos Slack for a few weeks now and its way better than
> > IRC.  I
> > > > believe they have chat logging still via a bot of some type too?
> > > >
> > > > On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 4:45 PM, Maxim Khutornenko <maxim@apache.org>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Mesos community has recently moved to Slack as their canonical chat
> > > > channel
> > > > > [1]. Thanks to Stephan, we already have some presence there via
> > #aurora
> > > > > channel in Apache Mesos team.
> > > > >
> > > > > Should we move our IRC discussions to Slack too?
> > > > >
> > > > > [1] - http://markmail.org/message/azd37j64wsozmuhe
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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