[ros-dev] Networking

cheer_xiao xiaqqaix at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 13:56:43 UTC 2010


On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 9:52 PM, Ged Murphy <gedmurphy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Aagghhhhh!!! Why is everything always done over IRC????
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> The neglection of the reactos mailing lists is one of this _big_ things this
> project does wrong.
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> -          It forces the community into a sort of hidden niche group and
> alienates people who don’t use IRC
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> -          It gives the impression that reactos activity is low. There are
> thousands of people who follow this project aren’t on IRC and have no idea
> of what is going on.
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> -          It arguably deters new people from joining because they can’t
> really get to grips with the project without becoming a slave to IRC
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> -          It means important discussions are missed, even by the core team,
> if they aren’t watching the IRC chat 24/7 or miss a PM
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> I could go on and on with reasons of why you neglect the mailing lists is so
> harmful, but I fear no one will listen to my cries.
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> Maybe I should vent my frustration in IRC for the niche community, and we
> can all have an internal discussion about it???

As a long-term follower of this project, I vote for you :)



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