[ros-users] ROS Community Slack

Ruffin White roxfoxpox at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 23:46:07 UTC 2015

Thanks for creating this for us Jackie!
This platform is really nice,
I'll have to give it a try with my labmates at IRIM.

On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 4:39 PM, Jackie Kay via ros-users <
ros-users at lists.ros.org> wrote:

> Hey folks,
> We'd like to try something new to engage the community and stimulate
> discussion about ROS.
> Slack <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slack_%28software%29> is a chat tool
> designed for software team collaboration. It provides a few more bells and
> whistles than email and IRC, such as indexed subchannels, Github
> integration, pinned messages, flexible search options, etc. We don't intend
> for it to replace email, but we hope it can be useful to you to connect
> with other members of the ROS community in a casual, low-latency way.
> If you'd like to give it a try, sign up using this link:
> https://ros-org-slack.herokuapp.com/
> The actual app is hosted here: https://rosorg.slack.com/
> We've created a few channels based on popular discussion topics in the
> community. Please join any channel that you find interesting. You'll
> automatically be subscribed to #general and #random if you sign up.
> If you hate web apps, you can use an IRC gateway to connect with the
> discussion on Slack:
> https://slack.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/201727913-Connecting-to-Slack-over-IRC-and-XMPP
> As a reminder, you can access our IRC channel here:
> http://irc.lc/oftc/ros/yournamehere
> And in case you can't get off Reddit, why not check out the ROS subreddit:
> http://www.reddit.com/r/ROS/
> Happy chatting,
> Jackie
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