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Re: Stackoverflow Questions


I like the idea of working to improve the our presence on Q&A sites like StackOverflow. SO is a great resource and much more discoverable / searchable than a mail archive.

One idea on how to improve our presence: StackOverflow supports setting up email subscriptions [1] for particular tags. It would be very easy to forward new SO questions to the user@ list, or a new list if we're worried about the noise.


On Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 9:54 AM Jean-Baptiste Onofré <jb@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
That's "classic" in the Apache projects. And yes, most of the time, we
periodically send or ask the dev to check the questions on other
channels like stackoverflow.

It makes sense to send a reminder or a list of open questions on the
user mailing list (users can help each other too).

Regards
JB

On 05/11/2018 18:25, Anton Kedin wrote:
> Hi dev@,
>
> I was looking at stackoverflow questions tagged with `apache-beam` [1]
> and wanted to ask your opinion. It feels like it's easier for some users
> to ask questions on stackoverflow than on user@. Overall frequency
> between the two channels seems comparable but a lot of stackoverflow
> questions are not answered while questions on user@ get some attention
> most of the time. Would it make sense to increase dev@ visibility into
> stackoverflow, e.g. by sending periodic digest or some other way?
>
> [1] https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/apache-beam
>
> Regards,
> Anton

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