On 10/20/18 5:42 PM, stan wrote:
There's a big mail thread on fedora-devel about using a web forum
software called Discourse instead of mailing lists. The idea is that
it would invigorate the Fedora community by encouraging younger people
raised on social media and mobile platforms to contribute. One of the
targets they have mentioned is the user list, because of its nature of
short term question and answer topics. There has been push-back by
developers because they have their custom solutions all working great
around email lists for doing their work.
I'm wondering how the people who regularly use fedora-users mailing
list feel about that. Which would you prefer? Unfortunately, it's an
either / or proposal, because there is no interface in Discourse for
emails from an email list to be put in their forums, though they do
have email notification for new web messages. Would you willingly or
reluctantly migrate to the new platform?
Here are a few links from that thread.
In order to access discourse, because fedora is using the hosting
provided by discourse, you will have to grant js access to
A few questions:
1. Still moderated, correct? Look at
2. Could we try it as a POC/pilot before committing to a switch-over?
Looks like the Android app hasn't been updated since December of last
year. Reviews are mixed.
I say pilot it, including the moderation setup, workflows, etc., and see
how it fits. Looks interesting from the outside.
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