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From Matt Burgess <mattyb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New Slack setup for Devs and Users
Date Tue, 06 Oct 2015 01:32:03 GMT
+1

Sent from my iPhone

> On Oct 5, 2015, at 6:15 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Slack is real time and handles multiple access points really seamlessly.
> Thus, I get a ding on my phone only if I am not logged in on my laptop. It
> scours discussions for keywords so that I can ignore things mostly and yet
> still pop in when the topics turn to what I need to be involved in.
> 
> Email is a disaster for such real-time interactive sorts of conversations.
> Slack is perfect for this.
> 
> On the other hand, an archived mailing list threaded by topic is *much*
> easier for understanding the discussions that went on to get to a decision.
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 3:07 PM, Daniel Barclay <dbarclay@maprtech.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> Is Slack threaded as e-mail is?  (If not, and you can't see messages
>> grouped by subject (that is, if it's the case that you can't see the tree
>> of messages for a subject without wading through irrelevant messages that
>> occurred at intervening times), how is Slack better than using the existing
>> e-mail lists?)
>> 
>> Also, should we really be siphoning discussion away from the public Apache
>> Drill mailing lists and into the private Slack enviroment?  (Or did I miss
>> some public way to see what's in Slack?)
>> 
>> Daniel
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Jacques Nadeau wrote:
>> 
>>> Hey Guys,
>>> 
>>> We've been using Slack a lot internally and have found it very useful. I
>>> setup a new slack for Drill developers and users. I've set it to
>>> automatically accept new users from @apache.org as well as @mapr.com, @
>>> maprtech.com and @dremio.com. I'm more than happy to whitelist other
>>> domains (but slack won't let me enable general domains such as gmail and
>>> yahoo).
>>> 
>>> If you aren't on one the whitelisted domains, just send me an email and
>>> I'll invite you (or add your domain as appropriate).
>>> 
>>> Remember, these channels should be used for help as opposed to making
>>> design decisions. My goal is also to post a digest once a week from the
>>> channels back on to the list so that the information is publicly
>>> available.
>>> 
>>> I set up two initial channels: #user and #dev.
>>> 
>>> Let's see if this makes things easier for everybody.
>>> 
>>> To Join, go to: https://drillers.slack.com/signup
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Jacques Nadeau
>>> CTO and Co-Founder, Dremio
>> 
>> --
>> Daniel Barclay
>> MapR Technologies
>> 
>> 

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