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On Thu, 02 Mar 2006 18:07:47 +0000 George Prowse
| We have some developers who use the forums a lot, like the ones i
| pointed out to you earlier. I can imagine that one of the main reasons
| that developers dont use the forums is that they prefer to spend their
| time developing their Gentoo projects while others find the time to
| help those who need it on the forums.
Perhaps you should ask, rather than imagine. For at least some other
developers I've asked, this isn't why they avoid the forums.
| That has been noted and Ian! is building a new search function from
| scratch. Other things that would possibly help would be the ability to
| exclude forums from the search and perhaps splitting some of the
| forums up.
And being able to tag a thread with a package name...
| Perhaps if you treated people with a little more respect then they
| would have some more for you. If you have a complaint take it up with
| devrel, you are in the correct place.
Eh, easier to just not use the forums except when someone points
something out to me.
| > Neither of these answers will, on its own, be enough to help you
| > solve the "not enough developers on the forums" issue. Nor will it
| > help if you claim that "the forums are fine as they are". Why not
| > try finding out from other developers why they think the forums are
| > not fine?
| Why bother when we have you to speak for all developers?
Do you think that that attitude will help get more developers onto the
Ciaran McCreesh : Gentoo Developer (Wearer of the shiny hat)
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