[ubuntu-uk] Uk Loco team forums
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Fri Nov 3 13:27:12 GMT 2006
Nicholas Butler wrote:
> Thanks for the offer and I can clearly see there is a very robust set of
> positions regarding Forums usage. I know we had this conversation before
> and felt at the time the Maillist suited the assemblage of current
> Ubuntu UK Team members. However in the strictest sense of any community
> project there is absolutely nothing stopping you or anyone simply
> creating the forums and letting people know they are avialable to use. I
> realise that people dont want to split the community but the community
> is at its best when it self organises and to that end opportunities
> cannot really be defined or restricted by technical demerits or
> specifications. So nothing stops the forums being created and we can
> add them to the Wiki so people know they are there. If they are
> succesful im sure they will thrive and I am sure it will widen to
> audience of potential UK Members. It will be a shame though that as a
> result of this that some efforts may become duplicated and some
> communication will be missed.
Hopefully in the event there will be an elegant method of the one hand
knowing what the other hand is doing.
> My personal preferences are to use the Mailing list, however if a Forum
> exists I will make sure I drop in and keep an eye on it and let people
> know about the mailing list and the archvies and the thriving
> communication we have here as well as the IRC Channels.
I guess that some local areas and also expertise groups may have some
different preferences, and also some forums may be limited to the life
of certain projects maybe?
> Can I assume this has been the consensus of the group ?
ok with me, see how it goes
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