[Neuroimaging] When to use neurostars, and when not to

vanessa sochat vsochat at stanford.edu
Tue Aug 25 19:03:44 CEST 2015


Awesome thanks Satra!

On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 9:46 AM, Satrajit Ghosh <satra at mit.edu> wrote:

> hi folks,
>
> issue posted here: https://github.com/ialbert/biostar-central/issues/389
>
> neurostars is based off biostars (shares the same codebase, with a
> different config). biostars is a complete opensource django project that
> anyone can contribute to. we do have plans for federation that will come
> online in the next year or two.
>
> cheers,
>
> satra
>
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 12:37 PM, vanessa sochat <vsochat at stanford.edu>
> wrote:
>
>> The ideal for questions / issues related to packages is github. However
>> neurostars would have a much larger group. I'm not familiar with how
>> neurostars is set up (django?) but why not have (akin to slack) an app
>> integration for particular github repos and neurostars? Aka, when someone
>> posts to the repo in some fashion, it is also shared on neurostars, and
>> possibly directs to the repo.
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 9:29 AM, John Pellman <pellman.john at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> While I understand an aversion to reputation-based systems (this article
>>> <http://michael.richter.name/blogs/awhy-i-no-longer-contribute-to-stackoverflow>
>>> comes to mind) I would note that it is quite a bit more difficult to keep
>>> track of questions when they are divided between two discussion fora (more
>>> if you count the AFNI, FSL, and SPM mailing lists), and I can't help but
>>> wonder if some amount of consolidation while preserving individual
>>> interests would be beneficial to the neuroimaging community.
>>>
>>> 2015-08-25 11:42 GMT-04:00 Bertrand Thirion <bertrand.thirion at inria.fr>:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ----- Mail original -----
>>>> > De: "Matthew Brett" <matthew.brett at gmail.com>
>>>> > À: "neuroimaging" <neuroimaging at python.org>
>>>> > Envoyé: Mardi 25 Août 2015 17:40:39
>>>> > Objet: [Neuroimaging] When to use neurostars, and when not to
>>>> >
>>>> > Hi,
>>>> >
>>>> > This just came up from a discussion on a nipy pull request:
>>>> >
>>>> > https://github.com/nipy/nipy/pull/340
>>>> >
>>>> > I thought it was worth clarifying what my position is.  I don't use
>>>> > neurostars, so if you want advice on using or developing nibabel, then
>>>> > this mailing list is the right place to go. rather than neurostars.
>>>> >
>>>> > This is probably also true for the nipy project - in that I can help
>>>> > on this list but you probably won't get my attention on neurostars.
>>>> > The other two main authors of nipy are Alexis and Bertrand - maybe
>>>> > they hang out more on neurostars?  Can y'all clarify?
>>>> >
>>>>
>>>> Hi Matthew,
>>>>
>>>> No, I don't look at Neurostars in general.
>>>> Best,
>>>>
>>>> Bertrand
>>>>
>>>> > I'm actually not sure what the policy is for dipy - Eleftherios - did
>>>> > you decide on this?
>>>> >
>>>> > To explain a bit further, I much prefer unified user- and developer-
>>>> > discussions and therefore mailing lists, because I think it's
>>>> > important to keep a fluid boundary between users and developers.   I
>>>> > also have an instinctive aversion to reputation-based systems,
>>>> >
>>>> > Cheers,
>>>> >
>>>> > Matthew
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