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From Steve Rowe <sar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: slack
Date Mon, 10 Aug 2015 16:21:34 GMT

> On Aug 9, 2015, at 8:52 PM, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org> wrote:
> 
> On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 8:45 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz
> <bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 3:48 AM, jay vyas <jayunit100.apache@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> ...1) We have to trust PMCs to foster a healthy and transparent roadmap.
>>> Exclusive cliques and backchannels should not ever exist in a healthy ASF
>>> project, period....
>> 
>> That's where our "if it didn't happen on the project's dev list, it
>> didn't happen" rule comes from.
>> 
>> Multiple communications channels are inevitable, our rule is simply
>> that someone who's using just the project's dev mailing should not
>> miss anything important. They'll just have less chatter I guess.
> 
> And I guess that answers my question on how much Slack is compatible
> with "Apache Way". With an aspiration of trying to kill email (*) -- not much.
> 
> Thanks,
> Roman.
> 
> (*) http://www.theverge.com/2014/8/12/5991005/slack-is-killing-email-yes-really

If Slack could be configured to send a periodic transcript to the project’s dev mailing
list, problem solved, no?
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