[CentOS] Enterprise Linux Slack

Wed Apr 12 21:16:59 UTC 2017
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Mauricio Tavares wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 4:12 PM, Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>
> wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 07:50:32PM +0200, Andrew Holway wrote:
>>> No, certainly not instead of. A mailing list is essential. I'm part of
>>> a few slack communities and it seems an excellent platform for realtime
>>> discourse and noob baiting. Very sadly the #centos and #rhel freenode
>>> irc channels seem to be rather quiet these days and the irc protocol
>>> generally seems to be on the way out. IRC is a bit of a poor show when
>>> to modern platforms like Slack and Mattermost.
>> Obligatory XKCD: https://xkcd.com/1782/
>       I raise your XKCD with another: https://xkcd.com/1810/
>> I idle in #centos and #rhel and it doesn't seem particularly quiet.
>> Maybe it's the hours -- that wouldn't change with Slack or any
>> alternatives.
I never got into IRC. However, I'll hit y'all back: usenet.

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