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From Evan Hughes <ehu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Slack
Date Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:54:01 GMT
On a slack channel for a uni club, might just be worth emailing them to
increase the limit on a per project basis as we have around 900 free users.

Also the cost of slack is extremely high. Even though communication is
important for a community, the cost is per user.

On 26 Mar 2017 4:18 PM, "Yaniv Rodenski" <roadan@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Having a "pro" slack subscription will defiantly help projects that are
> using it.
>
> Also, Slack can integrate with the mailing list, for example using this app
> https://get.slack.help/hc/en-us/articles/206819278-Send-emails-to-Slack, I
> think that if nothing else, this can be seen as another form of a mail
> client, from a "pure" mailing list point of view.
>
> Cheers,
> Yaniv
>
> On Sun, 26 Mar 2017 at 4:58 pm, Jean-Baptiste Onofré <jb@nanthrax.net>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Slack is very convenient for quick communication, but clearly, it doesn't
> > change
> > that the mailing list is the first communication channel. If discussions
> > happen
> > on Slack, minute notes/discussion has to be forwarded on the mailing
> list.
> >
> > I wonder if we plan to ask for some "pro" Slack account for Apache
> > projects (as
> > we have license for IntelliJ for example). Now, at Apache Beam, we
> reached
> > the
> > max capacity of the Slack free version (90 Slack users on Beam channel
> and
> > limited history). We already received new member request that we can't
> > accept
> > for now.
> >
> > Thoughts ?
> >
> > Regards
> > JB
> >
> > On 03/22/2017 10:37 PM, Craig Russell wrote:
> > > Hi James,
> > >
> > > There was a pretty extensive discussion on the netbeans dev list. I’d
> > encourage you to review this thread https://lists.apache.org/
> thread.html/
> > 2dce365d03334c82d31b12c8b3dcad1a925a2f71af75658b8d8a5a07@%
> > 3Cdev.netbeans.apache.org%3E
> > >
> > > You can get all of the messages in the thread by doing a quick search
> > for “slack” on the dev@netbeans.apache.org list in lists.apache.org.
> > >
> > > My takeaway is that Slack not a substitute for email. But it is useful
> > for ping-pong communication when people are in the heat of development.
> > >
> > > But no decisions are made on Slack, and any discussion there (aside
> from
> > “add a semicolon there” and “let’s get lunch") needs to be brought back
> to
> > the dev list.
> > >
> > > The underlying principle is that “if it didn’t happen on dev, then it
> > didn’t happen”. We strive for open, inclusive communications at Apache
> and
> > that means attempting to encourage participation by everyone who wants
> to,
> > regardless of primary language, time zone, and availability of tools. (We
> > assume everyone has a device that handles email clients).
> > >
> > > Hope this helps.
> > >
> > > Craig
> > >
> > >> On Mar 22, 2017, at 1:27 PM, James Bognar <jamesbognar@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Can someone remind me?  I thought there was a discussion a couple of
> > months
> > >> ago about allowing incubator projects to use Slack for communication.
> > What
> > >> was the final decision?
> > >
> > > Craig L Russell
> > > clr@apache.org
> > >
> > >
> > >
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> > Jean-Baptiste Onofré
> > jbonofre@apache.org
> > http://blog.nanthrax.net
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