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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: users@mxnet
Date Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:48:06 GMT
IMO, that is the wrong way to look at it.

A users@ mailing list is a great, easy, low-cost and low-overhead way of *increasing* the
user community and providing an extra level of support. Unless there is "strong evidence"
that this is NOT the case, I would recommend we create the list.

> On Jun 16, 2018, at 12:28 AM, Tianqi Chen <tqchen@cs.washington.edu> wrote:
> 
> So unless there is a strong evidence that our community users prefers the
> mail-list, I would recommend we keep the current way
> 
> Tianqi
> 
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2018 at 9:25 PM, Sergio Fernández <wikier@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> Are we targeting just Seattle as our community? I really hope we are
>> thinking a bit beyond that...
>> 
>> On Fri, Jun 15, 2018, 21:22 Tianqi Chen <tqchen@cs.washington.edu> wrote:
>> 
>>> I remember last time during the mxnet meetup in Seattle, we did a survey,
>>> and most users preferred the current discuss forum. So I would say we
>> stick
>>> with that given the user community prefers that
>>> 
>>> Tianqi
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Jun 15, 2018 at 9:13 PM, Sergio Fernández <wikier@apache.org>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Then, if everybody agree, let's request the mailing list creation to
>>> INFRA
>>>> ;-)
>>>> 
>>>> Marco, I wouldn't do that. Typically developers are also subscribed
>>> there,
>>>> since they may be the most informed people for answering users'
>>> questions.
>>>> But the topics discussed there may not be of the interest for pure
>>>> development purposes. Some discussions will jump from users@ to dev@,
>>> but
>>>> at a different level. So I wouldn't forward one mailing list to the
>>> other.
>>>> 
>>>> On Fri, Jun 15, 2018, 21:01 Marco de Abreu
>>>> <marco.g.abreu@googlemail.com.invalid> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> I think nobody was opposed to it in the past, right?
>>>>> 
>>>>> I'd propose that all emails automatically get copied to dev@ to
>> ensure
>>>>> high
>>>>> visibility initially. What do you think?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Sebastian <ssc@apache.org> schrieb am Fr., 15. Juni 2018, 20:51:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> I have already proposed this many times in the past and would
>>> strongly
>>>>>> encourage it.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> -s
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 15.06.2018 21:56, Sergio Fernández wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> is there any good reason why the podling doesn't have a users@
>>>> mailing
>>>>>> list
>>>>>>> yet?
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Honestly speaking, I'm not a big fan of the other tools the
>> podling
>>>> is
>>>>>>> using. Slack and Web forums a cool tools, and I used them a lot
>> in
>>>>> other
>>>>>>> contexts. But when it comes to transparency and community,
>> mailing
>>>>> lists
>>>>>>> play a crucial role in the Apache Way.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Users are the most important asset a project can have. Even more
>>> than
>>>>>>> developers, believe me. So I think it's time to create a users@
>>>>> mailing
>>>>>>> list for to helping MXNet grow its community beyong the core
>> team.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 


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