[sword-devel] Possibility of using Slack
danbenn at umich.edu
Thu Jun 28 13:08:07 MST 2018
Totally understand. Slack is not a great solution in that case.
How about Gitter? It’s basically a modern IRC.
To get on this list, I had to personally reach out to Troy, because the
email list was (and is) blocking new people from joining. Not exactly
public and open.
Also, the Freenode channel doesn’t preserve message history. And, the last
two times I asked for help, no one responded. Gitter preserves all message
history, which is good.
Anything that can reduce barriers to people giving and receiving help would
On Jun 28, 2018 at 3:53 PM, Greg Hellings <greg.hellings at gmail.com> wrote:
It sounds like that's the exact opposite of what we want. We want the
communication to be public and open, not private and closed.
Also: what service spent much of yesterday offline? Hint: not Freenode,
which is where we currently have our developer chat.
On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 2:31 PM Daniel Bennett <danbenn at umich.edu> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Just wanted to float the possibility of creating a Slack group for sword
> If you haven’t seen Slack, it’s a group messaging service, which gives you
> control over notifications.
> It’s private, secure, and requires minimal personal information.
> Hit reply and let me (or the group) know your thoughts!
> Here’s a screenshot below:
> [image: Image result for slack screenshots]
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