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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Using Slack for discussions?
Date Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:57:22 GMT
On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 6:54 PM Craig Russell <craig.russell@oracle.com>
wrote:

>
> > On Mar 22, 2017, at 6:49 PM, Craig Russell <craig.russell@oracle.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> On Mar 22, 2017, at 4:10 PM, James Bognar <james.bognar@salesforce.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Any thoughts from the group about using Slack for usage questions?
> >>
> >> The current email thread with Steve is more of a usage discussion.
> Using
> >> Slack might be better for these kinds of discussions since it allows for
> >> immediate responses.  It appears the Netbeans project uses Slack for
> >> communications that don't involve project decisions.
> >
> > Two observations:
> >
> > - the discussion did not appear to me to have any time-critical items in
> it. There were hours if not days between responses
> >
> > - it would be difficult to transcribe/summarize a Slack discussion to
> bring it back to the dev list. So I guess that it would not have come back
> here
>
> That said, I have no objections to use of any real-time communications
> channels that the group wants to use, as long as there are no decisions
> made and all relevant communications come back to the dev list where
> everyone can see and discuss them.
>
>
This sums up my feelings as well.  Basically, if we summarize discussions
on slack back to the mailing list its not a problem.  Without that, there's
no real async communication though.


> Craig
> >
> > Craig
> >>
> >> Vote?
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> James Bognar
> >
> > Craig L Russell
> > clr@apache.org
> >
> >
>
> Craig L Russell
> Architect
> craig.russell@oracle.com
> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
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