Future of Ubuntu Discourse?
sethj0438 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 04:04:48 UTC 2016
There was a discussion in the ubuntu slack channel (ubuntu.slack.com) about
it. Jorge suggested we have a UOS session, I said I was willing to help
bring it back, Marco said he'd create a session. Apparently he hasn't yet..
Doesn't look like there are any sessions yet, actually (just checked). That
might be why. Hopefully it is still on the radar.
On Sun, Feb 21, 2016 at 7:31 PM, Neal McBurnett <neal at bcn.boulder.co.us>
> Thank you Seth. I agree!
> I also remember finding Discourse to be much better than forums, reddit or
> other discussion options, so I'm glad to hear of the UOS session proposal.
> I tried to find it with no luck:
> Can you fill us in a bit more on that?
> Neal McBurnett http://neal.mcburnett.org/
> On Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 09:27:42PM -0800, Seth Johnson wrote:
> > First off I really have no idea how mailing lists work, so I apologise
> if this isn't the best way to reply to this, but since I
> > wasn't subscribed to the list when the original conversation happened
> I'm not sure how else to do it.
> > I've posted a bit of a writeup on why I will miss ubuntu discourse if it
> goes away (and why I think it is a better discussion
> > platform than reddit) on the discourse thread about its future here:
> > future-of-this-ubuntu-discourse-instance-shutdown/2338/4
> > a brief summary:
> > I don't like reddit because of its harassment/safety issues and poor
> UI/thread management. Discourse has none of these issues as
> > well as many more useful features. However If people want to use reddit
> for discussions and announcements than that is what people
> > are going to use. Probably even if discourse is fixed up. But I think,
> if given some proper care (the design is a mess e.g.) and a
> > little more advertisement (currently afaik it is only linked in the top
> bar) it has real potential to become an awesome discussion
> > platform, even better than reddit.
> > From what I've heard Marco created a UOS session for Ubuntu discourse,
> so maybe its final fate will be discussed there, I don't
> > know. But I will definitely be sad to see it go if indeed that is its
> > Seth
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