[OpenIndiana-discuss] Help with website

Jonathan Adams t12nslookup at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 14:37:50 UTC 2011


On 11 October 2011 15:32, Ken Gunderson <kgunders at teamcool.net> wrote:
> Hello Peter:
> I think your accusations of bikeshedding are unfounded and unkind. Many
> stayed out of this discussion until noting that a few oi-dev regulars
> like Alasdair, jeffpc, drlou, herzen, etc. expressed some interest in
> exploring possibility of forums.  Such being the case, it seems more
> than appropriate for further discussion to occur on oi-discuss - note
> the word following the hyphen there - where a broader cross section of
> oi users might have the opportunity to weigh in.
> I have been involved in various projects over the years that that
> utilized mlm long before forums were an option.  Yet when some, e.g.
> FreeBSD, finally acknowledged the changing times the issue was discussed
> before anyone ran out and launched forums.freebsd.org.  To the best of
> my knowledge I have _never_ used these forums, but I don't bitch about
> them being available for others. Or that others talked about it at some
> length before moving forward with rolling them out.
> Yes, the forum issue has come up before in oi, but to my awareness, not
> for a little while now, and not ever discussed in any depth.  Yeah, us
> old dogs have seen these arguments before and may have  a tendency to
> sigh and shake our heads.  But that doesn't make them irrelevant to the
> discussion at hand.
> People disagreeing, discussing, etc. on oi-discuss is not a bad thing.
> Yes, a couple people got a bit heated and sunk to some mild name
> calling, but this was nothing even close to what happens from time to
> time on even high profile projects. Those so easily offended need to
> grow thicker skin. Maybe never move out from Mommy's house. Or
> whatever.
> My $0.02
> Peace--
> --
> Regards-- Ken Gunderson
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