[Neuroimaging] Discourse category for DICOM discussions

Satrajit Ghosh satra at mit.edu
Sat Jul 10 12:41:00 EDT 2021

hi matthew,

i don't have a good answer to that other than it seems to have worked out
ok across the various python and other software tools discussed on
neurostars. perhaps the folks here could decide or we go with trying out
neurostars and seeing if we really run into those issues.

the other option for more specificity is to turn on discussions on the
github repo itself. that keeps it close to the code. here is an example of
trying to balance code, proximity, outreach, and community:



On Sat, Jul 10, 2021 at 12:30 PM Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> On Sat, Jul 10, 2021 at 5:09 PM Satrajit Ghosh <satra at mit.edu> wrote:
> >
> > hi mathew,
> >
> > categories are created by incf admins. in the past users were encouraged
> to tags and post everything under neuroquestions, as we did not want to
> blow up categories and everything could be searched through tags. for
> example:
> >
> > https://neurostars.org/tag/nibabel
> >
> > and here is an example of multi tag search.
> >
> > https://neurostars.org/search?q=tag%3Acifti%20tag%3Anibabel
> Ah - yes - I get the idea, but that does make me wonder whether it
> would be better to have a Discourse instance that was specific to
> Python - equivalent to this mailing list, but with sub-topics.  I
> really like the Jupyter setup where you go straight to various helpful
> Categories, so it's pretty obvious where to start:
> https://discourse.jupyter.org/
> I can see that wouldn't make sense, for a site as general as
> Neurostars - there would just be too many categories...
> Cheers,
> Matthew
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