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I think both forms of communication are perfectly fine and have their place, but most importantly I don't think it's the role of the ASWF to dictate the tools to use. It is very much - I believe-- in the purview of the individual projects to decide what works best for them.
The foundation (the TAC actually) could recommend that if a real time communication channel is used a default one should be preferred (but again not imposed), or provide an infrastructure for it, if enough projects choose the same, to encourage others to join in (for the advantages pointed up above). Same for a mailing list infrastructure.
On Wed, Aug 22, 2018, 5:53 PM Ben De Luca, <bdeluca@...
Too echo Larry and Darin's the joy of living in a crappy timezone where you are all mostly asleep, I hope that mailing lists can at least be the main form of communication with real-time being a supplement for the real-time interactions.
I believe Larry has it correct. Chat is amazing for quick collaboration and question answering but I suspect that these discussions are actually meant for discussions and thus belong on an email list / forum.
On Aug 22, 2018, at 10:50 AM, Sean Cooper <sean@...
Am I just a cranky old man for preferring mail lists
Nope. I think its completely fair for the ASWF to just say no to real-time options.
Just the number of mile-long emails when something contentious is discussed always irritates me, especially when usually people can be calmed down and come to level ground when its a real-time interaction. So real solutions happen faster. That's
all hearsay, conjecture, and personal bias of course.
It is a significant nuisance when past e-mail/posts point to dead links because of a change in the collaboration tool
This is precisely why I propose the ideal solution would be open source and hosted as a part of ASWF stack (sorry to maintainers in advance if that actually happens)
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