[owncloud-devel] ownCloud tag on StackOverflow

Alessandro Cosentino cosenal at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 00:31:18 GMT 2014


What about discourse? -- http://www.discourse.org/
That's a platform we should consider too.

On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 4:22 PM, Daniel Hansson <enoch85 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I totally agree with that!
>
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> 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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