Hi Matz & Koichi,

in case you haven't read this. What do you think of the move of
ruby-talk to another medium ( http://www.discourse.org/ )?

Kind regards

robert


On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 9:27 AM, Sam Saffron <sam.saffron / gmail.com> wrote:
>> This is nice. Sam, thank you for offering the hosting. I have never
>> tried to move a community from one medium to another. Do you guys
>> think it's worthwhile trying? If so we should probably collect
>> feedback to judge how many people here would make the move.
>
> We have move quite a few communities to Discourse from other formats.
>
> http://discourse.mcneel.com/ moved from good'ol newsgroups, Parley moved
> from Google groups, Docker are in the process of moving from Google groups.
>
> All I can promise is that it is not all roses, some people love change others
> can not stand it. Its universal constant that any shift in medium will lead to
> some people being unhappy.
>
> Overall I think there are plenty of advantages of making an official
> move to Discourse,
> clearly this would be my biased opinion.
>
> - We have very close parity to current state of affairs (with mail in
> / out options)
> - It would be very good PR for Ruby showing what kind cutting edge of apps can
> be built with Ruby
> - Syntax highlight / quoting etc.
> - Search/history/linking/categorization and all that Jazz would be handy
> - Security can be setup to give low noise areas to high visibility conversations
>
> I definitely think that any kind of move needs to be sanctioned by
> Matz / Koichi first,
> even prior to experimentation. Ideally all the conversation moves to
> the new medium.
> It eliminates fragmentation and allows a central spot for Ruby
> dev/user discussion.
> Its not a kind of move that can be done rogue.
>
> On Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 6:21 PM, Robert Klemme
> <shortcutter / googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 8:56 AM, Sam Saffron <sam.saffron / gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Is there a way to allow non-subscribers to post?
>>>
>>> Yes we can do that, I would probably shield it to go to a particular
>>> category that can be triaged (each category can have distinct incoming
>>> mail addresses)
>>>
>>> Discourse has a fair amount of spam protection built in but we would
>>> need to beef up the anonymous mail in stuff if we were to enable it in
>>> high scale / visiblity.
>>
>> This is nice. Sam, thank you for offering the hosting. I have never
>> tried to move a community from one medium to another. Do you guys
>> think it's worthwhile trying? If so we should probably collect
>> feedback to judge how many people here would make the move.
>>
>> Kind regards
>>
>> robert
>>
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