[BangPypers] Online communication channel

Noufal Ibrahim KV noufal at nibrahim.net.in
Sun Aug 16 06:11:10 CEST 2015

On Sun, Aug 16 2015, sankarshan wrote:


> An anecdote_of_one: a reason Slack or, Scrollback like services are
> often preferred over IRC/email is because of the asynchronous nature
> of request-response. For example, you seek some answer and unless you
> are logged in, the responses will not be available at a later stage
> (and here if you'd like to come in with IRC bouncers, logging and so
> forth ...)

Good point. That *is* a convenience. 


> "Surely people who "want to participate and contribute" ..." Let's not
> limit these conversations to only those who want to code.

True. Sorry. My general point was that it's not as technical as it's
made out to be especially with a nice native or web based client.


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