Gentoo Archives: gentoo-devrel

From: Paul Varner <fuzzyray@g.o>
To: gentoo-devrel@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-devrel] Proposal of Change to the Gentoo User Relations Project
Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 19:03:28
Message-Id: 1141326197.28369.4.camel@txslpc1d36.wkst.vzwnet.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-devrel] Proposal of Change to the Gentoo User Relations Project by Ciaran McCreesh
On Thu, 2006-03-02 at 17:50 +0000, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Thu, 02 Mar 2006 17:33:58 +0000 George Prowse > <cokehabit2003@××××××××.uk> wrote: > | If you could point out some *actual* problems then maybe we could > | suggest some solutions. > > You've said it yourself. One *actual* problem is that there aren't > enough developers posting there. Perhaps someone should consider asking > why this is the case.
I can tell you that for me Ciaran is right on target with the following comment. I have tried to use the forums (both as a user and developer) and can't find the signal through all of the noise.
> The first is that finding anything relevant amongst all the noise is > extremely difficult. The search function utterly sucks (try searching > for 'vim', 'fluxbox' or 'ciaranm'), so mostly I only go to threads > when someone points me to them via another medium.
For me it is easier to do what Ciaran does and only go to the forums when something is pointed out. Regards, Paul -- gentoo-devrel@g.o mailing list