Re: On the Interaction with the design team


> On 1 June 2011 12:57, Matthias Clasen <matthias clasen gmail com> wrote:
>> Basically, mailing lists don't work for many kinds of productive
>> discussion.
> Agreed. In my recent discussions with the dudes in #gnome-design there
> was a flurry of messages, perhaps as many as 200 back-and-forth
> discussions per hour. In that same hour, we iterated about 20
> screenshots and quite a few designers piled in with suggestions.
> You just can't get that kind of latency and interest level with a mailing
> list.

So what about those people who simply don't have the time to hang around
on IRC because of various reasons. Many volunteers have only time to work
on weekends or in the afternoon and are spread over various timezones. IRC
is an anti-pattern there as you are excluding all these people.


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