Re: A few observations about GIMPNET


On 15 October 2012 10:23, Andre Klapper <ak-47 gmx net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-10-15 at 11:14 +0200, Bastien Nocera wrote:
>> On Mon, 2012-10-15 at 11:11 +0200, Andre Klapper wrote:
>> > On Mon, 2012-10-15 at 11:07 +0200, Bastien Nocera wrote:
>> > > On Thu, 2012-10-04 at 11:33 -0500, Bryen M Yunashko wrote:
>> > > > Might be more interesting to do a survey.
>> > >
>> > > This is the day surveys replace nazis as a way to end Internet
>> > > conversations.
>> >
>> > I don't see that coming if the survey was limited to GNOME foundation
>> > members instead of random people on the interwebs who know better(TM).
>> We'd be moving to Freenode to reach out to the wider Free Software
>> community, but only requesting feedback from Foundation members? I don't
>> understand the reasoning here.
> The discussion is about changing/improving the current situation
> (GIMPnet), so currently affected users should know best. I don't see why
> random potential future community members should have strong influence
> on decisions about our current community and its infrastructure and
> workflows. They aren't affected by a potential move at first.

have we had any indication that being on is in any way,
shape, or form preventing people from contributing to GNOME - and that
moving to freenode would open the floodgates to new contributors?

I understand the "improving the infrastructure" angle, but a wholesale
migration to a new infrastructure is a jump I honestly cannot make.
it's like moving our bug tracking system to Launchpad, or our Git
repositories ot Gitorious.



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