[OpenIndiana-discuss] Help with website

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Tue Oct 11 03:08:54 UTC 2011

On 10/10/11 07:38 PM, Ken Gunderson wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-10-10 at 19:27 -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
>> On 10/10/11 07:16 PM, Ken Gunderson wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2011-10-10 at 19:32 -0600, LinuxBSDos.com wrote:
>>>>> Hi All,
>>> [snip]
>>>> The demo is still up at http://linuxbsdos.com/askopenindiana. If the
>>>> community does not want it, if the decision makers are against it, I can
>>>> just take it down. It took less than 10 minutes to put it up, and will
>>>> probably take less than that to take down.
>>> -1
>> That's not helpful, without giving any reason why.   You're not going to be
>> forced to use it, so why deprive others who would of the opportunity to do so?
>> If you asked a bunch of non-OpenSolaris/OpenIndiana users on whether the
>> OI project should continue, and they all voted -1, would you want people
>> to quit working on it?
> I am referring to Vanilla forum package. So not to deprive anyone of
> anything.  If OI wants to roll out a forum, I would look at other
> alternatives, the specifics of wh/I did not want to hijack OP's
> solicitation for feedback on vanilla demo to elaborate upon, lest this
> deteriorate further.
> The way to go about it, imho, is to survey the landscape and generate a
> short list.  I don't think Vanilla should be on that list and have
> commented as to some of the reasons why elsewhere. But I think that's a
> topic for another thread.

Thanks - that's a much better explanation than just "-1" without knowing if
it's his prototype site, the forum software he chose or the forum concept
in general you're disagreeing with.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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