[Snort-sigs] [Snort-devel] I need some opinions
jesler at ...435...
Mon Dec 6 08:47:08 EST 2010
Thanks all for writing me offline, put please vote here:
On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 8:42 AM, Andres Carrera Rivera
<protoss_black88 at ...12...> wrote:
> I vote for C
> C) Unify the two: This method involves making the forums and the
> mailing lists one thing. Where you post to the forum with your mail
> client, or if someone answers online in the forum, the answer is
> emailed to you.
> It's better just have the whole information in one place,
> and that could reduce duplicate themes and solutions..
> also there is google code, a repository where you can upload any helpful
> Abdon Carrera
> On 12/6/2010 8:35 AM, Joel Esler wrote:
>> Hey Community, it's time for your opinions.
>> Many of us in the Snort community like the mailing lists, however,
>> there is another portion of the Snort community that don't. Those
>> people are using the forums at http://forums.snort.org.
>> Since we started the forums, there has been a sharp decline in the
>> amount of posts to the mailing lists (what I consider to be the
>> knowledge base of Snort). As evidenced by the numbers here:
>> So, in an attempt to unify the community into one place, and stop the
>> fragmentation of the knowledge base, I've thought of a few solutions:
>> A) Kill the forums: This method is basically a nuke of the forums.
>> The problem with this is many people prefer to use the forums as
>> opposed to the mailing list, however, a lot of the people that provide
>> answers and valuable insight into Snort and it's related tools don't
>> rely on the forums.
>> B) Kill the mailing lists: This method, I think, is silly, and
>> shouldn't even be considered.
>> C) Unify the two: This method involves making the forums and the
>> mailing lists one thing. Where you post to the forum with your mail
>> client, or if someone answers online in the forum, the answer is
>> emailed to you.
>> Personally I would like to go to C. This gets the entire community in
>> one place (unifying the mailing lists and the forums). I thought
>> about how to do this on our own (custom code, etc) and I also thought
>> about Google Groups.
>> Google Groups is not only free, cloud hosted, but solves our problems
>> all at once, however, some people may have reservations about Google
>> So I'd like to use a poll to hear from you. I want to hear your opinions.
>> Please go here and vote:
>> If you have another idea, please email me and let me know! Thanks.
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