I like the idea of a discussion forum - I think they seem to have a
lower intimidation factor than mailing lists and thus more people are
inclined to ask (or answer!) questions... I know I feel that way at
As for forum suggestions, judging by list traffic, I think it would
improve the s/n ratio if the setup/troubleshooting forum was broken
down into specific fora for Windows and *nix platforms, as well as
organize information better. It might also be worthwhile to include a
contributions forum... ?
That's my $0.02 CDN...
On Jun 4, 2004, at 8:45 PM, Aaron Forgue wrote:
> I have recently undertaken the project of creating a dedicated
> Subversion Forum site (Similar to the OpenOffice.org forum site,
> http://www.OOoForum.org). Seeing as a large portion of Subversion
> related discussions take place on this mailing list, I felt that this
> would a valuable resource for input and suggestions for the
> soon-to-go-live site.
> With that, I would like to open up a discussion regarding what
> Subversion users, such as yourself, would like to see in a Subversion
> Community Forum Site. Any suggestions, recommendations, or comments
> are welcome!
> To give you an idea of the details of the site, it will be hosted
> independently of the Tigris.org site, and will be funded entirely by
> myself. The forum itself will be run using PHPbb.
> My first question is this: What forums should be setup? This is the
> initial structure that I have set up:
> Subversion Forums:
> - Setup and Troubleshooting
> - ?
> - ?
> Community Forums:
> - General Discussion
> - Site Feedback
> - ?
> Obviously, the "Subversion Forums" category will need more forums
> under it, and that is what I will leave up to you guys/gals.
> Thanks in advance for any advice, and I hope to hear from you all soon!
> Aaron Forgue
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