[Zeek] Official Zeek Community Slack Channel Poll
jan.grashoefer at gmail.com
Wed Oct 16 06:23:14 PDT 2019
Just a side note: I do understand your concerns but I don't buy your
argument. We do not live in a perfect world, so let's do our best to
improve the situation. E.g. by using a "random open source" approach in
popular projects to make it a standard. Furthermore, comparing IRC to
modern communication approaches is comparing apples to oranges. Any of
the mentioned alternatives will severely simplify participation and come
with a bunch of new features. So at the end the question would be
whether using an open source project is worth the cost of an additional
browser tab. I would vote for yes.
P.S.: Matrix provides a Slack bridge ;)
On 15/10/2019 19:04, Mike Dopheide wrote:
> I think Fatema is spot on here. It doesn't matter what any of us would
> prefer in a perfect world.
> If any random open source standard would work, then we'd have a bunch of
> people in irc asking questions. Any solution that requires people to
> install a different app or have an extra browser tab open is likely doomed
> to a similar fate, but if we can hook into an app like Slack, that they
> already have open, we have a better chance of staying connected after
> reboots and garnering participation via subtle activity notifications.
> On Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 9:26 AM fatema bannatwala <
> fatema.bannatwala at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks Amber for setting up the poll for the audience input.
>> All the points mentioned regarding pros and cons are noted, and think one
>> of the ways, to see what will work best for the community to stay connected
>> via a communication channel, is to ask for their input. What works for us
>> or few of us might not work at all for the community and we definitely
>> would want to make their life easy by providing an easy access to the
>> community channel.
>> For the survey, looks good, maybe providing the third option of "Maybe"
>> with a comment box for the people to write their comments, if slack doesn't
>> work for them, could help us getting more info? I am sure there are better
>> ways to incorporate the users feedback, but just a thought!
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