[ros-users] Uservoice-like Suggestions Page

Jochen Sprickerhof ros-users at jochen.sprickerhof.de
Thu Jul 19 06:34:30 UTC 2012

* Mac Mason <mac at cs.duke.edu> [2012-07-18 23:26]:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 6:04 PM, David Lu!! <davidlu at wustl.edu> wrote:
> > Is there any interest in a uservoice-like suggestions page for the ROS
> > Community at large?
> +1

-0 (I don't like having information cluttered along a lot of different
sites because I tend to forget checking them for updates, let alone
answering posts on them. Having one unified solution where you can
connect to in multiple ways (like mail or rss) would be great.)

> With the following caveat: we have a lot of different ways to ask for
> help (this list, other lists, answers.ros.org, etc.); we should put
> some thought into how people's questions should be directed. "Which
> package should I use to do X?" is probably for answers, for example.
> "I want elevator support for my PR2" doesn't fit well in either
> answers or on this list, so this new tool would be good.
> The easiest (and probably best) solution to this is to have ros.org
> have a page for "Getting help" that helps people categorize their
> question and tells them where to ask.

You mean like this? http://www.ros.org/wiki/Support ;)
(it's linked on ros.org as "getting help")

>     --M

Cheers Jochen

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