[swift-evolution] [Swift4] Priorities and Sugar
clattner at apple.com
Fri Jul 29 19:22:25 CDT 2016
On Jul 29, 2016, at 5:14 PM, Brandon Knope <bknope at me.com> wrote:
> Chris, has the core team discussed opening up a forum for discussing proposal implementations.
> Some of us aren't as skilled as the core team or other contributors but would like to learn. A forum is a much easier place for us to post for code help and to help others with their questions. I think this could help get more involved as it would be a more comfortable format for them. Think of how there are Apple Developer forums and not mailing lists for iOS betas etc.
> I am not saying moving swift-evo to forums *yet* but I believe a lot of the newer programmers are more comfortable with a forum format, especially when it comes to help and discussing code.
> Forums for contributors would:
> - be more familiar for a lot of the newer and not as experienced developers
> - be easier to search
> - be easier to moderate (not really a problem yet)
Moving from email to a forum system has come up before, but they have some disadvantages. One of major wins of email is that it is pervasive and can be adapted into other forms. For example, if you haven’t seen it yet, check out:
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