On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 10:57:40AM -0500, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
Perhaps. I don't think Fedora has invested much in terms of
user community. Our investments have almost always been contributor
focused and as I have highlighted before, without a user community, it is
unlikely we will continue to grow as a project. If someone wants to go
I agree that it's important, and I think some sort of QA site is a key
piece. I just think that HyperKitty is more important right now (and also
helps with the user community part). I think we really need to focus on
getting that (and, as mentioned, Taskotron) into production, and once that's
going we can build up other parts too.
the StackExchange route, it is feasible to do a cost evaluation of
move vs implementing the features we need in Askbot. We are not competing
with StackExchange overall and don't need all of what they provide to
satisfy our requirements and I think there are benefits to sticking with
Askbot in terms of I18N, customization etc.
Well, and software freedom.
We don't need to clone Stack Exchange, but in order to be successful in a
similar way, we're _really_ far away. The entire notification system needs
to be rebuilt. Same with flagging and moderation in general. This is a lot
Matthew Miller -- Fedora Project -- <mattdm(a)fedoraproject.org>