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From Garren Smith <gar...@apache.org>
Subject Re: RFC CouchDB Slack channel
Date Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:48:09 GMT
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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