[openstack-community] [infra] Problem with ask.openstack.org
berndbausch at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 09:09:31 UTC 2020
Sending people to Stackoverflow directly is a good option IMO. This
suggestion was made before. Of course, I would lose my 7700 karma
points, but I can stomach it :)
On 8/7/2020 9:36 AM, Laurent Dumont wrote:
> It's definitely a tough sell. I'm not sure if it's worse to not have a
> community driven "a-la-Stackoverflow" style or one that is not super
> in shape.
> I would rather see go into archive mode only if it's too much of an
> Operational burden to keep running :(
> On Thu, Aug 6, 2020 at 8:33 PM Bernd Bausch <berndbausch at gmail.com
> <mailto:berndbausch at gmail.com>> wrote:
> While ask.openstack.org <http://ask.openstack.org> is not
> necessarily loved by many, it continues
> to be used, and there are still people who answer questions.
> Recently, one of its features ceased working. I am talking about the
> "responses" page that lists all responses to questions that I have
> answered or commented on. This makes it very hard to follow up on
> questions; I don't have a tool to see if somebody anwered my
> question or
> is the person who asked a question has provided updates.
> Is there anybody who can fix this?
> I know that some people would like to do away with
> ask.openstack.org <http://ask.openstack.org>
> entirely, since the software is bug-ridden and nobody manages the
> My personal opinion is that the current situation is worse than no
> site at all, since people might ask questions, get partial answers
> no follow-up. This can create a negative view of the OpenStack
> In short, either fix it or remove it. Unfortunately I don't have the
> means to do either.
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