[owncloud-devel] ownCloud tag on StackOverflow

Daniel Hansson enoch85 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 20:22:02 GMT 2014


I totally agree with that!


2014-07-24 22:09 GMT+02:00 Jan-Christoph Borchardt <hey at jancborchardt.net>:

> Yeah, the big value of a voting-based system like this over a forum is
> that it's clearly visible which are the important problems.
> And questions don't get asked over and over again because the voting
> system gives them more visibility.
>
> Am 24.07.2014 21:07 schrieb Jos Poortvliet <jospoortvliet at gmail.com>:
> >
> > On Thursday 24 July 2014 20:54:28 Mark Ziegler wrote:
> > > Am 24.07.14 12:35, schrieb Jos Poortvliet:
> > > > On Wednesday 23 July 2014 12:11:18 Sudhir Khanger wrote:
> > > >> On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 11:15 AM,  <mark.ziegler at rakekniven.de>
> wrote:
> > > >>> Stackoverflow is 3rd party and as previous writers mentioned
> > > >>> Stackoverflow
> > > >>> has a different audience.
> > > >>
> > > >> Developers should use whatever makes them productive.
> > > >>
> > > >> I would much prefer Askbot [1] over Stackoverflow as the official
> help
> > > >> channel for users. Askbot is GPLv3. Take a look at Fedora writeup
> [2].
> > > >> Q & A comes pretty natural to folks Askbot also supports Oauth so
> > > >> creating account takes hardly a second.
> > > >>
> > > >> It would be better in long term to officially consolidate the
> community.
> > > >>
> > > >> [1] https://askbot.com/
> > > >> [2]
> http://fedoramagazine.org/ask-fedora-getting-started-and-helping-out
> > > >
> > > > Askbot and ask fedora look nice. Mark, what do you think about this?
> It
> > > > would have the advantages of the forums but perhaps make it easier
> for
> > > > users to use?!?
> > >
> > > I have no experience with Askbot and after looking at their website I
> > > still have no tendency ...
> > >
> > > You said "easier for users to use". Do you mean joining and posting at
> a
> > > forum is a barrier?
> >
> > Well, forum software is usually not super user friendly, askbot seemed
> quite
> > more 2014 to me and it is much more clearly focused on asking and
> answering
> > questions. With the views, the votes - I think it is nice.
> >
> > But it is also different and I don't want to shove it down your throat,
> > please don't think that. Heck, somebody has to set it up, too, and that
> won't
> > be me so there's nothing I can do other than talk ;-)
> >
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Mark
> >
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