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From Hen <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [LAZY] Letting anyone invite on Slack
Date Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:46:44 GMT
Done. Anyone on TheAsf slack workspace can invite someone to the workspace.

On Sat, Oct 14, 2017 at 03:28 Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:

> Fair enough... then open it up. Not even sure why that's a question :-)
>
> On Sat, Oct 14, 2017 at 1:52 AM, Hen <bayard@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > While I lean to the 'not seeing the value of Slack', we have many
> channels
> > on Slack now (mostly driven by Incubator projects I think; John seems to
> > have taken the lead on the workspace), so this isn't a thread for getting
> > rid of slack :)
> >
> > Hen
> >
> > On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 11:06 PM, Craig Russell <apache.clr@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Henri,
> > >
> > > We tried to use slack with the Juneau project and never got it to work
> > > "the Apache Way". Inviting people instead of self-service, no ability
> to
> > > monitor discussions, no archive of discussions.
> > >
> > > We gave up and now use the wiki whenever mail doesn't serve. Common
> > > editing of documents, diagrams, etc. are all easily done on confluence
> > > where email doesn't allow sharing documents.
> > >
> > > I frankly do not see slack filling a need here.
> > >
> > > Craig
> > >
> > > > On Oct 13, 2017, at 9:51 PM, Henri Yandell <bayard@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Currently only 'admins' can invite people to the ASF Slack:
> > > >
> > > >  https://the-asf.slack.com/
> > > >
> > > > If we view it as an IRC equivalent, having to invite people at all is
> > > > weird. We can, via a checkbox, change it so anyone on the ASF Slack
> > > (except
> > > > 'guests') can invite someone to the Slack workspace:
> > > >
> > > > ----
> > > >
> > > > Invitations
> > > >
> > > > Choose whether to allow non-admins to invite new people to *ASF*.
> > > >
> > > > Allow everyone (except guests) to invite new members.
> > > > ----
> > > >
> > > > I can't see why we'd have an issue there, so I'm planning to turn
> that
> > > > checkbox on at the end of next week (Thursday or whenever I remember
> to
> > > > after that :) ).
> > > >
> > > > If this is a bad idea, please object and let me know why :)
> > > >
> > > > Hen
> > >
> > > Craig L Russell
> > > clr@apache.org
> > >
> > >
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