[osg-users] Migration to a new forum/ML server and technology

Chris Hanson xenon at alphapixel.com
Mon Nov 20 13:05:10 PST 2017

On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 1:36 PM, Robert Osfield <robert.osfield at gmail.com>

> On 20 November 2017 at 19:52, Chris Hanson <xenon at alphapixel.com> wrote:
> > For purposes of discussion, do you believe the Google forum would
> improve on
> > this in any way?
> One issue we'd need to resolve is who is the current owner of the
> "OpenSceneGraph Users".  I can't see a why of finding out who that is
> from the web interface right now.

  I'm not sure I understand that issue.

  My understanding was that this list was being run by some listserv
software on a computer controlled by you -- probably the dreamhost server.
So, i'm not clear on what ownership means here.

> An open issue would be whether we'd need to do the same moderation
> that is done on the forum right now.  One of the reasons for having
> moderation is catching bots, policing poor etiquette and encouraging
> users not to inhuman names.

  Probably will require some moderation, yes. I moderate a small google
groups list for glslDebugger, and this is a necessary task. I'd be willing
to help moderate Google Groups signups, but there should be others who step
up too.

> Robert.

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