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From Simone Chiaretta <simone.chiare...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Lucene.Net] Lucene.net twitter account and chat room
Date Fri, 02 Dec 2011 23:08:06 GMT
Well... I just opened the chat room. Feel free to us or not to use.
You know I totally against the super-bureaucratic procedures of the ASF, so I'm not going
to comment on the ML or did not happen approach.
Reality is that if I had to go back and forth with email, probably we wouldn't have had the
nuget plgs out today, but sometime next week, and that for exchanging some quick opinions
a real time communication is much more effective.
But, again... It costs nothing, so if nobody uses it, well... C'est domage...

Simone

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Simone Chiaretta
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On 02/dic/2011, at 20:14, Troy Howard <thoward37@gmail.com> wrote:

> Re: Twitter
> 
> Sadly not a single tweet has been sent out on our twitter account.
> Really need to remedy that.
> 
> Re: IRC/realtime chat
> 
> There have been some good reasons expressed by various folks at Apache
> (and in our team)  that realtime chat in channels which are not
> publicly logged should generally be discouraged. This is because it's
> all too easy to have a discussion in which only a few members of the
> community are present, and make decisions without any opportunity for
> the rest of the community to have input and without the ability to
> review the reasoning or discourse later. The same holds true for user
> support, as it's much better to have that public and logged in a
> mailing list message so that others might find that through searches
> and use as a reference.
> 
> That said, people do use IRC/IM from time to time, but we prefer to
> keep most if not all of the communications public and on the Apache
> mailing lists. So feel free to set up a chat room and chat with
> whomever wants to join about whatever topic, but for most things at
> Apache the philosophy is "mailing list, or it didn't happen". :)
> 
> Thanks,
> Troy
> 
> 
> On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 10:03 AM, Prescott Nasser <geobmx540@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> I just saw that there is a twitter account for Lucene.net
>>> http://twitter.com/#!/LuceneDotNet
>>> is anybody using it?
>> 
>> 
>> Login information is in the private repo - does anyone know how I get to that, I
can make an announcement
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 

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