[Mageia-discuss] help from kde forums
ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 11 11:42:25 CET 2010
On 11 December 2010 12:24, Maarten Vanraes <maarten.vanraes at gmail.com> wrote:
> Op vrijdag 10 december 2010 23:02:02 schreef Ahmad Samir:
>> On 19 September 2010 17:54, Jerome Quelin <jquelin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > hi,
>> > here's a mail that i received from anne wilson, of kde's fame:
>> > ----- Forwarded message from Anne Wilson <annew at kde.org> -----
>> >> Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2010 18:57:14 +0100
>> >> From: Anne Wilson <annew at kde.org>
>> >> To: jquelin at gmail.com
>> >> Subject: Mageia
>> >> User-Agent: KMail/1.13.5 (Linux/22.214.171.124-0.1-default; KDE/4.5.1; i686; ;
>> >> )
>> >> I'm no longer subscribed to the Mandriva mailing lists, but a friend
>> >> forwards interesting messages to me. Two of my family still run
>> >> Mandriva (I maintain their systems) and I hope to have another convert
>> >> soon. The recent news about Mandriva has been a blow to me. I cut my
>> >> Linux teeth on Mandrake 8.x. When the call for members to invest, I
>> >> was there. I was one of the original club members. It felt like the
>> >> end of a long story, for me.
>> >> So, to the reason for this email. I see you have got your IRC channels
>> >> set up. Consider having a forum on forum.kde.org - the admins are
>> >> helpful and welcoming. I'm the de facto maintainer of content on
>> >> UserBase (see my sig), so ping me when ever you want Mageia specifics
>> >> mentioning there.
>> >> Good luck to you all. I'll be watching.
>> >> Anne
>> >> --
>> >> KDE Community Working Group
>> >> New to KDE Software? - get help from http://userbase.kde.org
>> > ----- End forwarded message -----
>> > so, for our forum overlords in here - this may be interesting to take
>> > that into account.
>> > jérôme
>> > --
>> > jquelin at gmail.com
>> I guess a sub-forum for a KDE app might fit in forum.kde.org; but not
>> for a full fledged distro...
>> The forum of a distro will get posts about all sorts of software
>> (other DE's, kernel, hardware, drakxtools... etc), not just
>> kde-related problems. So I don't think sub-forum in forum.kde.org will
>> do it for a distro (just my humble 0.02€ worth).
> i donno, it might be yet another mageia (sub-)community.
> and possibly also a way to gather more users/testers during alpha testing.
Having a sub- community isn't necessarily a good thing; it should be
done only when needed, e.g. the localised forums (MLO, MUD... etc).
But for the English-speaking community one official forum should do,
(this is my own opinion, anyway).
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