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From Andy Wenk <andyw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: RFC CouchDB Slack channel
Date Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:22:37 GMT
+1 for Slack!

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> On 23 Feb 2017, at 12:48, Garren Smith <garren@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> At this stage I only really want to consider slack. If that is successful
> we can consider other ways of helping the CouchDB community.
> 
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 1:06 PM, Martin Broerse <martin.broerse@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> I am ok with this but would like http://www.discourse.org/ better. This
>> way
>> you can google old discussions and advice given will not be lost. See:
>> https://discuss.emberjs.com/
>> 
>> - Martin
>> 
>> On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 8:22 AM, Garren Smith <garren@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi All,
>>> 
>>> I would like create a slack channel for the CouchDB community. IRC is
>> often
>>> considered a barrier to entry for people wanting to ask questions and
>> learn
>>> about CouchDB. Slack is a lot easier and less intimidating to get started
>>> with. When we do this, we would setup a IRC <-> Slack bridge. So that
>>> people on slack can communicate to people on IRC. So if you prefer IRC
>> you
>>> can still use it.
>>> 
>>> The best success story for this model is the PouchDB community, they
>> have a
>>> slack channel with a bridge that links the IRC channel. And the community
>>> has really grown significantly since this has been implemented. I know
>> the
>>> Hoodie team also has something like this and it has also worked well.
>>> 
>>> I would like to do the same, with a slack channel with two rooms that
>> then
>>> have a bridge back to #couchdb and #couchdb-dev.
>>> 
>>> Would everyone be ok with this? Could we trial it for 3 - 4 months and
>> see
>>> how it goes?
>>> 
>>> Cheers
>>> Garren
>>> 
>>> Apache CouchDB PMC
>>> 
>> 


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