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From Mikhail Antonov <olorinb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hangout on Slack?
Date Tue, 03 May 2016 20:54:12 GMT
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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