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From Otto Fowler <ottobackwa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Slack Channel Use
Date Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:05:28 GMT
According to Greg Stein, an infra admin on the NiFi slack, the ASF slack
that metron is in IS the standard plan, not the free one and is searchable
past 10,000 messages.



On October 22, 2018 at 15:35:51, Michael Miklavcic (
michael.miklavcic@gmail.com) wrote:

...From an archival and broader reach point of view, I do think there's
something to be said about using the mailing list. It's also easier to link
to Q/A threads from the mailing list archives and do searches...
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/1aa85bc13d41e04a1f85c3100c2b803abe35d79b54062bbeaab83ace@%3Cdev.metron.apache.org%3E

How very Inception.


On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 1:32 PM Michael Miklavcic <
michael.miklavcic@gmail.com> wrote:

> I just want to point out that we currently have 32 members in the Metron
> Slack channel which I personally think is a great sign. This is good from
a
> community perspective and helps foster interactive sessions where
required.
> From an archival and broader reach point of view, I do think there's
> something to be said about using the mailing list. It's also easier to
link
> to Q/A threads from the mailing list archives and do searches. As such, I
> would also go along with Nick's suggestion and urge members to prefer the
> user/dev list where possible.
>
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 10:51 AM Justin Leet <justinjleet@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> If we want to push more discussion to the dev list, my obvious follow up
>> question then is "What are we hoping to get out of Slack/irc/other
>> interactive medium?". What discussion would we even want on there, if we
>> can't have decisions and don't want usage/support?
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 12:44 PM Casey Stella <cestella@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>
>> > I am of 2 minds, but I tend to agree. On the one hand, it's definitely
>> the
>> > preference that we use the mailing lists for the reasons you stated
(and
>> > also because not everyone has access to slack generally). On the other
>> > hand, I think an interactive medium like Slack has a lot of advantages
>> in
>> > terms of user satisfaction. Ultimately, though, we may satisfy 1 user
>> at
>> > the cost of not persisting the discussion and satisfying many users.
>> >
>> > I'll go along with a specific preference to drive more discussion to
the
>> > mailing list.
>> >
>> > Casey
>> >
>> > On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 12:18 PM Nick Allen <nick@nickallen.org>
wrote:
>> >
>> > > It seems that we are seeing a lot of Metron usage and support
>> questions
>> > on
>> > > the Slack Channel.
>> > > These are questions that previously would have been directed to the
>> User
>> > or
>> > > Dev mailing lists. Since this is occurring in the Slack Channel, the
>> > > conversations are not archived.
>> > >
>> > > In my opinion, this is not good for the Metron community. Having
this
>> > > persisted in a discoverable form (like a mailing list archive) not
>> only
>> > > helps support current users, but also helps *potential* users
>> understand
>> > > how Metron is being used.
>> > >
>> > > Does anyone else agree or disagree? At a minimum, I feel we need to
>> do
>> > > something to direct these conversations back to the mailing list.
>> > >
>> >
>>
>

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