[swift-evolution] [Discussion] mailing list alternative

David Waite david at alkaline-solutions.com
Mon Jan 23 11:55:13 CST 2017

As long as we are pretending this bike shed is getting painted again…

I would actually prefer something closer to an issue tracker than discourse. We get a lot of repeat and diverging topics, and it would be nice to mark discussions as related, duplicates, etc


> On Jan 23, 2017, at 9:22 AM, Adrian Zubarev via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> +1 for Discourse <http://www.discourse.org/>. Cannot wait any longer for this to happen.
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> Adrian Zubarev
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> Am 23. Januar 2017 um 17:18:42, Joshua Alvarado via swift-evolution (swift-evolution at swift.org <mailto:swift-evolution at swift.org>) schrieb:
>> Hey swifters,
>>   I would like to (re)open up discussion on moving away from email for the swift evolution mailing list. I know this has probably been discussed before but it really should be addressed again. I wouldn't even know how to find if it has been discussed before because it would be too hard to go back through the history. 
>> The main factors to move away from email is because email may deter newcomers, history, and threads. I may be speaking for myself when saying email may intimidate newcomers from expressing their opinions and thoughts. It is hard to know what has already been discussed and who is even in the active conversation. Keeping track of history is a pain as well. Searching through many emails to find who said what and when is not effective in email clients. Also, code formatting in emails is not effective. Let's discuss and actually make an action to move away from email if the community so agrees. Of course, recommendations are Slack, Hipchat (-1), and Gitter.
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>> Joshua Alvarado
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