[ros-users] answers.ros.org is the hell

Ugo Cupcic ugo at shadowrobot.com
Thu Feb 21 08:57:46 UTC 2013

+1 for IRC to start discussions. I used to go on ros IRC but stopped as
there wasn't anyone around most of the time.

On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 9:19 AM, Claudio Carbone <cla_carbone at tiscali.it>wrote:

> Marcus Liebhardt <marcus.liebhardt at yujinrobot.com> wrote:
> >One thing I really do miss on the Q&A style forums is a place for
> >discussing problems. It's great to ask specific questions people know
> >answers to, but finding the root cause of a new problem together with
> >others often turns into long lists of comments and/or answers, which do
> >not
> >really solve the problem. For those situations I would prefer a forum.
> >Maybe we can find a way to bring both Q&A and forum together.
> Seeing how the POV here is about avoiding lengthy and unfruitful
> discussions (forum style) but the need to do some discussion still
> lingers,I would suggest pushing irc a bit more.
> There are about 10 people daily on the irc channel, I've ever only saw 2
> or 3 saying anything beside me.
> I can see that as a decent place for impromptu discussion.
> Best regards
> Claudio
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