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On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 9:26 PM, Daniel Foré <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> As you've probably noticed, many of us are spending more and more time
> interacting on G+ and Launchpad only and less time on IRC, the ML, etc. This
> is because IRC and the ML suck and it's 2014 where we want to share things
> in a way that isn't totally lame. Plus our workflow on launchpad is pretty
> locked in so it's easier to get all the right people involved on a MR,
> through a bug report, a blueprint, etc.
> That isn't to say that we're not using IRC or the ML anymore, but if you're
> wondering why they are much quieter, now you know. So if you're not
> following the elementary community on G+, you should definitely do that. And
> if you have email notifications turned off for launchpad, you should create
> some mail filters instead.
> Personally, I'm much more inclined to share things that are more-or-less
> private on G+ than to post here just because I know we have a lot of
> non-devs that listen in here (especially press. Sorry dudes).
How are you going to monitor who follows on google+ so that you can
share private things?
Also, I would expect more non-technical (e.g., press etc.) people on
G+ than in the dev-community mailing list. Am I wrong?
> But on the
> other end of the spectrum, it makes non-private stuff much more available to
> non-devs and I think should be more effective in terms of attracting new
> So, as that stupid image that went around on facebook however long ago said,
> "We've moved to Google+".
> Best Regards,
> Daniel Foré
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From: Daniel Foré, 2014-03-16