[Gretl-devel] Feature list on the web page

Allin Cottrell cottrell at wfu.edu
Thu Jul 2 10:54:47 EDT 2015


On Thu, 2 Jul 2015, Ignacio Diaz-Emparanza wrote:

> El 02/07/15 a las 16:13, Ignacio Diaz-Emparanza escribió:
>>>>> If we were going to do that, it would make sense to use some existing 
>>>>> machinery such as stackexchange. Any volunteers to find out what exactly 
>>>>> it would involve to set up a gretl "site" there?
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Please, remember that sourceforge also offers forums for the projects. 
>>>> They call it "Discussion":
>>>> 
>>>> "Discussion Overview
>>>> 
>>>> Discussion forums are a way to collaborate with other developers on the 
>>>> project, or with end users. You can create as many different forums as 
>>>> needed by clicking on "Create a Forum" on the left sidebar."
>>> 
>>> Interesting, I hadn't noticed that. Do you know of any (good) examples 
>>> that we could look at?
>>> 
>>> Allin
>>> 
>> 
>> I did'nt remember to have used anyone but I was remembering this from the 
>> time we was debating about the wiki (which sourceforge has as well). But I 
>> see it is not difficulkt to find some of them working, for example 7zip has 
>> two forums in http://sourceforge.net/p/sevenzip/discussion/
>
> This said, I should say I like stackexchange. It seems more modern, and 
> complete, I remember have used it to resolve LateX dudes. But I am not sure 
> whether it is the thing we need. They say
>
> "This site is all about *getting answers*. It's not a discussion forum. 
> There's no chit-chat." (See http://stackexchange.com/tour )

Thanks. I think I like the stackexchange format better. As for 
chit-chat, I think that's better conducted via the mailing lists.

Allin


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