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Re: [VOTE] Replace with Gitter with Slack?


-0.5 (binding)

I should probably have spoken during the discuss, but I was hoping that we
would just settle on the mailing list.

I am not sure what we gain by having an "official" Slack channel. Without a
sustained financial commitment, there is very little community to grow
there, and a lot of knowledge might be kept in a walled garden, non
searchable and non backed up.

I think that for official answers people should come to the mailing list.

Best regards,
Arthur




On Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 8:24 PM Pedro Machado <pedro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> +1
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 9:30 PM Sid Anand <sanand@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > Hi Folks!
> > In the Apache tradition, I'd like to ask the community to vote on
> replacing
> > Gitter with Slack.
> >
> > For more information about what was recently discussed, refer to
> >
> >
> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/8eeb6c46ec431b9158f87022ceaa5eed8dbaaf082c887dae55f86f96@%3Cdev.airflow.apache.org%3E
> >
> > If you would like to replace Gitter with Slack, vote +1. If you want to
> > keep things they way they are, vote -1. You can also vote 0 if you don't
> > care either way because you wouldn't use either much, preferring to use
> the
> > mailing list instead, which is highly encouraged as it is Apache's
> official
> > record.
> >
> > The vote will be open for 72 hours and will expire at 8p PT this
> Saturday.
> > -s
> >
> > P.S. If the community votes for Slack, we could create our own workspace
> > (e.g. airflow.slack.com).
> > P.P.S. In general, anyone in the community can launch a vote like this
> from
> > time to time. There is no binding/non-binding distinction since we are
> not
> > running an official Apache vote.
> >
>