[Gluster-users] Adding a slack for communication?
ravishankar at redhat.com
Thu Nov 9 10:38:29 UTC 2017
On 11/09/2017 09:05 AM, Sam McLeod wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 4:22 PM, Amye Scavarda <amye at redhat.com
>> <mailto:amye at redhat.com>> wrote:
>> From today's community meeting, we had an item from the issue queue:
>> Should we have a Gluster Community slack team? I'm interested in
>> everyone's thoughts on this.
> As fancy as Slack is, I really don't like how dependant so many
> projects have become on it, it's not open source, the desktop client
> companies decisions around the direction of their 'black box' software
> platform etc...
+1. If I am not online on IRC, I am not 'ping-able' at that point in
time. From what I understand, slack takes that away by being able to
send offline messages. We already have email for that. For people like
me who get anxious until I hit reply to an email that is addressed to
me, slack doesn't sound all that fun. Searching IRC archives on a need
basis works just fine. On a lighter note,
> Personally I've found that discourse is a fantastic platform for
> project discussion, help and ideas: https://discourse.org
> and for chat I've found that if IRC + a good web frontend for
> history/search isn't enough using either Mattermost
> (https://about.mattermost.com/) or Rocket Chat (https://rocket.chat/)
> has been very successful.
> Just my 2c and I'll be happy to be a part of the community no matter
> where it ends up.
> Sam McLeod
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> Gluster-users at gluster.org
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