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From Dan Santner <>
Subject Re: RFC CouchDB Slack channel
Date Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:28:55 GMT
I'm in for that!!

> On Feb 23, 2017, at 1:22 AM, Garren Smith <> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I would like create a slack channel for the CouchDB community. IRC is often
> considered a barrier to entry for people wanting to ask questions and learn
> about CouchDB. Slack is a lot easier and less intimidating to get started
> with. When we do this, we would setup a IRC <-> Slack bridge. So that
> people on slack can communicate to people on IRC. So if you prefer IRC you
> can still use it.
> The best success story for this model is the PouchDB community, they have a
> slack channel with a bridge that links the IRC channel. And the community
> has really grown significantly since this has been implemented. I know the
> Hoodie team also has something like this and it has also worked well.
> I would like to do the same, with a slack channel with two rooms that then
> have a bridge back to #couchdb and #couchdb-dev.
> Would everyone be ok with this? Could we trial it for 3 - 4 months and see
> how it goes?
> Cheers
> Garren
> Apache CouchDB PMC

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