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Re: Stackoverflow Questions


People who ask on SO probably expect to be answered on SO.

I don't think it makes sense to subscribe users to automated emails
like this, but a weekly (or maybe even daily) summary to dev would
probably be helpful in effectively getting these questions answered.
On Tue, Nov 6, 2018 at 9:27 AM Ismaël Mejía <iemejia@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Is this somehow bidirectional? or should we then go and answer in SO?
> Asking this because in part the interest of user@ is also to learn
> from other people problems/solutions, so having the answers there
> would be ideal.
> On Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 9:57 PM Kenneth Knowles <kenn@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > +user@
> >
> > I think we'd better ask user@ before we subscribe the list to a regular automated email. Daily might be OK for dev@ but I would guess that user@ might prefer less frequent. It will have a predictable subject so it should be easy to filter if someone is not interested.
> >
> > Kenn
> >
> > On Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 12:53 PM Ankur Goenka <goenka@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>
> >> +1 for the daily/weekly digest to user@
> >>
> >> On Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 10:52 AM Maximilian Michels <mxm@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Great idea! I'd prefer a daily/weekly digest if possible.
> >>>
> >>> On 05.11.18 19:44, Tim Robertson wrote:
> >>> > Thanks for raising this Anton
> >>> >
> >>> >       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.
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > +1 (preference on user@ until there are too many)
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > On Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 7:18 PM Scott Wegner <scott@xxxxxxxxxx
> >>> > <mailto:scott@xxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
> >>> >
> >>> >     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.
> >>> >
> >>> >     [1] https://stackexchange.com/filters/new
> >>> >
> >>> >     On Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 9:54 AM Jean-Baptiste Onofré <jb@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>> >     <mailto: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
> >>> >
> >>> >         --
> >>> >         Jean-Baptiste Onofré
> >>> >         jbonofre@xxxxxxxxxx <mailto:jbonofre@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >>> >         http://blog.nanthrax.net
> >>> >         Talend - http://www.talend.com
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> >     --
> >>> >
> >>> >
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