[rust-dev] Place for discussions

Kevin Cantu me at kevincantu.org
Thu Jul 31 15:59:54 PDT 2014


That link didn't work for me, but this does:
http://discuss.rust-lang.org/t/about-this-forum-please-read/6


Kevin :)




On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 3:15 PM, Brian Anderson <banderson at mozilla.com>
wrote:

> Here's the current state of official project support for various forums:
>
> * discourse.rust-lang.org is for *discussion of the development of Rust
> itself*. It is maintained by Mozilla.
> * r/rust is for user discussion. It is maintained by the community.
> * rust-dev is for user discussion. It is maintained by Mozilla. It used to
> be for development discussion but none of the core developers like working
> there because the signal-to-noise is awful and it is unmoderatable.
> * stackoverflow is ultimately where we want users to go for help.
>
> Discourse is an *experiment* to see if it works better than mailing lists
> for having civil conversations. If it works, we may shut off the mailing
> list. It's not clear whether we would extend discourse to general Rust
> discussion or leave reddit and stackoverflow for that.
>
>
>
> On 07/30/2014 06:08 PM, Tobias Müller wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I'm following rust for quite a while, but the discussions are more and
>> more
>> distributed between different places.
>> The mailing list was probably first, then with more user attention reddit
>> and StackOverflow, and now the discourse forum.
>>
>> I understand that StackOverflow and Reddit are more for users, not
>> developers, but the discourse forum seems mostly redundant.
>>
>> What's the reason for that split? Is the mailing list deprecated? Which
>> one
>> is the future?
>>
>> I for myself prefer the mailing list because of the gmane NNTP service, I
>> can use my usual usenet software and have all my forums in one place.
>>
>> Tobi
>>
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