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From Apekshit Sharma <a...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Hangout on Slack?
Date Tue, 03 May 2016 21:39:49 GMT
That's the way i see it too.

On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 1:54 PM, Mikhail Antonov <olorinbant@gmail.com>
wrote:

> The way I see it IRC / Slack are for quick ad-hoc questions, mostly
> between the devs, not a replacement but an addition to mail lists.
>
> On 5/3/16, Nick Dimiduk <ndimiduk@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Sean could probably confirm, but I believe Apache policy requires that
> > discussions/decisions happen on the dev list. So, IRC/Slack is probably
> > fine for user requests, but project direction happens in mailing list.
> Then
> > there's the question of searchable archives. Are IRC/Slack channels
> > archived so users 3 months later can find the answer that someone else
> > posted? Again, Apache has policies that dictate this as well.
> >
> > I'm not saying don't do it. I'm asking what your objective is.
> >
> > On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 12:54 PM, Apekshit Sharma <appy@cloudera.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> So slack has these cool features: code snippet support, file transfers,
> >> personal history (see what you missed), plugins support (for jenkins,
> >> etc).
> >> But we advertise in hbase book that we have an irc channel (
> >> http://hbase.apache.org/book.html#trouble.resources.irc,
> >> http://hbase.apache.org/book.html#irc).
> >> Which should we choose going forward?
> >>
> >> The main goal is to hangout in a room so that it's easy to ping people
> >> for
> >> short discussions/clarifications.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 8:57 PM, Nick Dimiduk <ndimiduk@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> > I'm not such a huge slack fan, but I'm also becoming curmudgeonly.
> >> > Sure,
> >> > why not? If that's where people want to gather. You creating a room?
> >> > How
> >> to
> >> > make it "official"?
> >> >
> >> > On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 4:22 PM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 4:05 PM, Apekshit Sharma <appy@cloudera.com
> >
> >> > > wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > > > "Committers should hang out in the #hbase room on
> irc.freenode.net
> >> for
> >> > > > real-time discussions."
> >> > > > -- HBase Book
> >> > > >
> >> > > > The room has a bunch of people, but none who I recognize. I wonder
> >> what
> >> > > > happened. How a room which I imagine must have had thriving geeky
> >> > > > discussions once, just died.
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Anyways, let's revive the old tradition because it will certainly
> >> > > > be
> >> > > useful
> >> > > > to hang out in a room for real-time discussions. We can use the
> new
> >> > > kickass
> >> > > > service for that, Slack.
> >> > > >
> >> > > > What says the community?
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > Or we could just revive the existing channel?
> >> > > St.Ack
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > > -- Appy
> >> > > >
> >> > >
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> Regards
> >>
> >> Apekshit Sharma | Software Engineer, Cloudera | Palo Alto, California |
> >> 650-963-6311
> >>
> >
>
>
> --
> Thanks,
> Michael Antonov
>



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Regards

Apekshit Sharma | Software Engineer, Cloudera | Palo Alto, California |
650-963-6311

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