[CHAOSS] Opening discussion on using Discourse Forum for CHAOSS

Georg Link glink at unomaha.edu
Sun Nov 18 23:17:15 UTC 2018


Hi Emma,

Thanks for keeping me honest.

>From the recording <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGQylNirtM4>, I
reconstruct that on the call were:
- Sean Goggins
- Matt Germonprez
- Georg Link
- Ben Lloyd Pearson
- Ray Paik
- Matthew Snell
- Dawn Foster

On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 1:39 PM Emma Irwin <eirwin at mozilla.com> wrote:

> Hi Georg
>
> *Who* decided would also be interesting to know. Or rather, who is 'we'
> from project decision making perspective. Not a challenge just curious :)
>
> On Sun, 18 Nov 2018, 10:23 AM Georg Link <glink at unomaha.edu wrote:
>
>> Update:
>> 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 Discourse.
>>
>> Thanks to everyone who participated in the discussion here on the mailing
>> list and on various calls.
>>
>> Georg
>>
>> 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://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__github.com_discourse_discourse_blob_master_LICENSE.txt&d=DwMFaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=P2SSJg6nDRqSw6MK6ZVW76NaDtv69G3wvyOnOxwzqv0&m=OvQoKqam-Cnlz5OFzTVFFnif5N0HLmKt4vzn7JrxUJM&s=yzo0VuI5aReX5Z4-kVykKcAXpzosffSrx9xDo6If01E&e=>.
>>>
>>>
>>> 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
>>> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__meta.discourse.org_t_move-2Dyour-2Ddiscourse-2Dinstance-2Dto-2Da-2Ddifferent-2Dserver_15721&d=DwMFaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=P2SSJg6nDRqSw6MK6ZVW76NaDtv69G3wvyOnOxwzqv0&m=OvQoKqam-Cnlz5OFzTVFFnif5N0HLmKt4vzn7JrxUJM&s=agL2HBx8llWXwwWKlcxnLcWkx3u_uX4gS5UBit57M20&e=>
>>> at any time.
>>>
>>> Georg
>>>
>>> On Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 3:53 AM, Stefano Zacchiroli <zack at upsilon.cc>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> 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 :-))
>>>>
>>>> Cheers
>>>> --
>>>> Stefano Zacchiroli . zack at upsilon.cc . upsilon.cc/zack
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>>>> . . 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
>> PhD Candidate
>> College of Information Science and Technology | PKI 367
>> University of Nebraska at Omaha | www.unomaha.edu
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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
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