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From Martin Broerse <martin.broe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: RFC CouchDB Slack channel
Date Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:06:04 GMT
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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