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Re: Forums: what to do

From: Julee <julee@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2013 22:52:01 -0700
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
CC: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CD826228.677AF%julee@adobe.com>
OK, bug #s, below. J


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-----Original Message-----
From: julee <julee@adobe.com>
Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 10:12 PM
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Forums: what to do

>Sounds good. I'll file bugs for:
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>* Moving Global Nav link from talk.webplatform.org/forums/ to
>talk.webplatform.org

Lea: For this one, I reopened content bug
http://project.webplatform.org/content/issues/14

>* Update forums to remove sign-in pod, if easy, and add a note that says
>something like:
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>Forums are currently closed as we continue to develop the site. In the
>interim, please communicate with us with IRC or email
><https://talk.webplatform.org>. Thank you for your patience.

http://project.webplatform.org/content/issues/40


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>* Remove reference to forums, throughout, especially on:
>talk.webplatform.org page, Ed Guide, and getting started.

http://project.webplatform.org/content/issues/39


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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
>Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 9:17 PM
>To: julee <julee@adobe.com>
>Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
>Subject: Re: Forums: what to do
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>>Hi, Julee-
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>>Let's shut them down now.
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>>I can prepare the first draft of a blog post, and explain that we are
>>shutting them down to focus on our primary task, getting the
>>documentation to a stable state. We can leave the old interface up, so
>>people don't lose their questions or comments, but no new questions can
>>be posted. We will remove links to it, and make the situation clear on
>>the skin, directing people to IRC or the mailing list if they have
>>questions about the site.
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>>We will leave it up to the community in the future, later in beta or
>>after final "launch", if we reopen the Q&A forums.
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>>How does that sound?
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>>Regards-
>>-Doug
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>>On 4/3/13 11:50 PM, Julee wrote:
>>> Hi, everyone:
>>>
>>> We have a critical (SSO?) bug on forums: the user is not signed in.
>>> After signing in, the user is redirected to the main site. Going to
>>> forums again, and the user is not signed in.
>>>
>>> Before we go fixing this, plus another bug,[1] I wanted to confirm that
>>> forums should still be up.
>>>
>>> I recall we had talked about bringing it down. We have other
>>> communication channels and project.* to get feedback.
>>>
>>> What about shutting this down? Is there a reason to wait?
>>>
>>> Thanks much.
>>>
>>> Julee
>>>
>>> [1] http://project.webplatform.org/content/issues/36
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