[Numpy-discussion] Meta: help, devel and stackoverflow

Matthew Brett matthew.brett at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 23:49:38 EDT 2012


On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 7:50 PM, srean <srean.list at gmail.com> wrote:
> I like this solution and I think ask.scipy.org can be revived to take
> over that role, but this will need some policing to send standard
> questions there and also some hangout time at ask.scipy.org.

Sounds like a good idea to me too.  If someone points me at it when
the time comes, I'm happy to do hangout duty too.

> I love the stackoverflow model but it requires more active
> participation of  those who want to answer questions as compared to
> mailing lists. This because questions not only do not come to you by
> default but they also  get knocked off the top page as more questions
> come in. Something to watch out for though I believe it wont be as bad
> as the main SO site.
> Meta^2 I have been top posting with abandon here. Not sure what is
> preferred here, top or bottom.

Me I prefer posting under the relevant stuff, but I don't think you'll
get any flak either way.



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