[Sugar-devel] Proposing a communication switch
walter.bender at gmail.com
Sun Feb 18 21:21:06 EST 2018
On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 7:08 PM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 09:21:11PM +0000, D. Joe wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 07:37:03AM +1100, James Cameron wrote:
> > > Slack and Matrix are also popular.
> And I forgot to mention Riot.im
> > Since it is several links deep now, I'll surface this point I made in
> > similar discussions elsewhere, for Sumit's benefit:
> > [...]
> > My approach is that, if someone wants to try to make one of those bridges
> > work, and is willing to put in the time and attention to do it, then I'm
> > with it. That said "putting in the time and attention to do it" requires
> > level of commitment to making it work and keeping it working we'd
> > rather see devoted to other things. But if that's what one wishes to do
> > <*shrug*>.
> Agreed. Also, putting time and attention to do it means to bring
> along the rest of the community, and I don't yet see that happening.
> Facts don't convince.
> > This comes up often enough I have an essay draft sitting around about it
> > all. For now, I'll just add this one new link I have to give some
> > context to this discussion:
> > https://flosshub.org/content/considering-use-walled-
> Agreed. Very interesting paper. For Sugar Labs, we have the
> segregation of multiple GitHub repositories which has led to a call
> for a developer "dashboard" aggregator, and also the "walled-garden"
> effect of GitHub pull-requests and issues which are not archived at
> sugarlabs.org. Design and development is segmented rather than
> concentrated. Another chat medium is effectively a proposal to
> segment further.
There is a nice FOSS project I referred to the other day (actively
maintained) that could help with this:
> Thread original poster might find an IRC client or persistent presence
> tool more suited to their expectations; then document that tool for
> others of like-mind.
> James Cameron
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