Mercurial on LinkedIn

Martin Geisler mg at
Wed Feb 8 03:55:43 CST 2012

Benoit Boissinot <bboissin at> writes:

> On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 9:30 AM, Martin Geisler <mg at> wrote:
>> Dirkjan Ochtman <dirkjan at> writes:
>> > I just set the Manager role for the Mercurial group on LinkedIn for a
>> > bunch of usual suspects, so I won't have to approve all the join
>> > requests on my own.
>> >
>> > Alternatively, perhaps we should open the group up so joins are no
>> > longer moderated?
>> Yeah, I don't think it makes sense to make a closed group there. We
>> cannot expect to know most of the people who want to join anyway.
>> However, I don't think a group makes much sense at all -- could we kick
>> out everybody and just redirect people to this mailinglist? I hate to
>> have yet another discussion board, especially if it's mostly abandoned.
> You get a fancy badge though. Could the discussions be closed but the
> group kept?

We can actually close the discussion part and I'll be happy to do this
if other's agree? With the mailinglists, IRC, and Stack Overflow, I
think we have enough discussion forums for Mercurial :)

I also think we should make the group open for all to join -- unless
Dirkjan has been doing some kind of background check I don't know about?

Martin Geisler

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