[CHAOSS] Opening discussion on using Discourse Forum for CHAOSS
glink at unomaha.edu
Sun Nov 18 18:22:45 UTC 2018
On Tuesday's call, we favored the following approach.
NO CHANGE: Do not use Discourse and continue using mailing lists.
Next time we see the need for a new mailing list, we have Discourse waiting
for us and we can consider moving mailing list communications over to
Thanks to everyone who participated in the discussion here on the mailing
list and on various calls.
On Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 12:34 PM Georg Link <glink at unomaha.edu> wrote:
> Thank you for the additional comments Jesus, and Stefano.
> Regarding FOSS requirement: Discourse (the software) is licensed under
> GPL-v2 <https://github.com/discourse/discourse/blob/master/LICENSE.txt>.
> If hosting by Civilized Discourse Construction Kit, Inc. (the company) is
> a concern, we can ask LF to host it for us.
> It seems easier to secure hosting from the company behind the software.
> I don't see a problem, because we can export all data and move hosting
> at any time.
> On Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 3:53 AM, Stefano Zacchiroli <zack at upsilon.cc>
>> On Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 01:06:55PM -0800, dmg wrote:
>> > - we should let the working groups use whatever tools they want, as
>> long as:
>> > - the communications are archived, and the archives can be browsed
>> > without any further credentials
>> What's the definition of "archived" here?
>> In particular: considering the offer at hand is a Discourse instance not
>> hosted by CHAOSS / LF, would that be enough?
>> (Don't get me wrong: I totally agree with the proposed "should be
>> archived" requirement. I just think it's much harder to comply with than
>> it might appear at first. I blame my software archivist bias :-))
>> Stefano Zacchiroli . zack at upsilon.cc . upsilon.cc/zack . . o . . . o . o
>> Computer Science Professor . CTO Software Heritage . . . . . o . . . o o
>> Former Debian Project Leader & OSI Board Director . . . o o o . . . o .
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> Georg J.P. Link
> PhD Candidate
> College of Information Science and Technology | PKI 367
> University of Nebraska at Omaha | www.unomaha.edu
Georg J.P. Link
College of Information Science and Technology | PKI 367
University of Nebraska at Omaha | www.unomaha.edu
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