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From Nicholas Chammas <nicholas.cham...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Discourse: A proposed alternative to the Spark User list
Date Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:58:04 GMT
That sounds good to me. Shall I open a JIRA / PR about updating the site
community page?
On 2015년 1월 23일 (금) at 오전 4:37 Patrick Wendell <patrick@databricks.com>
wrote:

> Hey Nick,
>
> So I think we what can do is encourage people to participate on the
> stack overflow topic, and this I think we can do on the Spark website
> as a first class community resource for Spark. We should probably be
> spending more time on that site given its popularity.
>
> In terms of encouraging this explicitly *to replace* the ASF mailing
> list, that I think is harder to do. The ASF makes a lot of effort to
> host its own infrastructure that is neutral and not associated with
> any corporation. And by and large the ASF policy is to consider that
> as the de-facto forum of communication for any project.
>
> Personally, I wish the ASF would update this policy - for instance, by
> allowing the use of third party lists or communication fora - provided
> that they allow exporting the conversation if those sites were to
> change course. However, the state of the art stands as such.
>
> - Patrick
>
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 8:43 AM, Nicholas Chammas
> <nicholas.chammas@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Josh / Patrick,
> >
> > What do y’all think of the idea of promoting Stack Overflow as a place to
> > ask questions over this list, as long as the questions fit SO’s
> guidelines
> > (how-to-ask, dont-ask)?
> >
> > The apache-spark tag is very active on there.
> >
> > Discussions of all types are still on-topic here, but when possible we
> want
> > to encourage people to use SO.
> >
> > Nick
> >
> > On Wed Jan 21 2015 at 8:37:05 AM Jay Vyas jayunit100.apache@gmail.com
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Its a very valid  idea indeed, but... It's a tricky  subject since the
> >> entire ASF is run on mailing lists , hence there are so many different
> but
> >> equally sound ways of looking at this idea, which conflict with one
> another.
> >>
> >> > On Jan 21, 2015, at 7:03 AM, btiernay <btiernay@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > I think this is a really great idea for really opening up the
> >> > discussions
> >> > that happen here. Also, it would be nice to know why there doesn't
> seem
> >> > to
> >> > be much interest. Maybe I'm misunderstanding some nuance of Apache
> >> > projects.
> >> >
> >> > Cheers
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
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