I don't know that it is the same kind of searchable.  Is it being indexed
by the major search engines?  I have never used a search engine and
uncovered the answer to my problem in a Slack archive.

On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 5:05 PM Otto Fowler <ottobackwa...@gmail.com> wrote:

> According to Greg Stein, an infra admin on the NiFi slack, the ASF slack
> that metron is in IS the standard plan, not the free one and is searchable
> past 10,000 messages.
>
>
>
> On October 22, 2018 at 15:35:51, Michael Miklavcic (
> michael.miklav...@gmail.com) wrote:
>
> ...From an archival and broader reach point of view, I do think there's
> something to be said about using the mailing list. It's also easier to link
> to Q/A threads from the mailing list archives and do searches...
>
> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/1aa85bc13d41e04a1f85c3100c2b803abe35d79b54062bbeaab83ace@%3Cdev.metron.apache.org%3E
>
> How very Inception.
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 1:32 PM Michael Miklavcic <
> michael.miklav...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I just want to point out that we currently have 32 members in the Metron
> > Slack channel which I personally think is a great sign. This is good from
> a
> > community perspective and helps foster interactive sessions where
> required.
> > From an archival and broader reach point of view, I do think there's
> > something to be said about using the mailing list. It's also easier to
> link
> > to Q/A threads from the mailing list archives and do searches. As such, I
> > would also go along with Nick's suggestion and urge members to prefer the
> > user/dev list where possible.
> >
> > On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 10:51 AM Justin Leet <justinjl...@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> If we want to push more discussion to the dev list, my obvious follow up
> >> question then is "What are we hoping to get out of Slack/irc/other
> >> interactive medium?". What discussion would we even want on there, if we
> >> can't have decisions and don't want usage/support?
> >>
> >> On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 12:44 PM Casey Stella <ceste...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> > I am of 2 minds, but I tend to agree. On the one hand, it's definitely
> >> the
> >> > preference that we use the mailing lists for the reasons you stated
> (and
> >> > also because not everyone has access to slack generally). On the other
> >> > hand, I think an interactive medium like Slack has a lot of advantages
> >> in
> >> > terms of user satisfaction. Ultimately, though, we may satisfy 1 user
> >> at
> >> > the cost of not persisting the discussion and satisfying many users.
> >> >
> >> > I'll go along with a specific preference to drive more discussion to
> the
> >> > mailing list.
> >> >
> >> > Casey
> >> >
> >> > On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 12:18 PM Nick Allen <n...@nickallen.org>
> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > It seems that we are seeing a lot of Metron usage and support
> >> questions
> >> > on
> >> > > the Slack Channel.
> >> > > These are questions that previously would have been directed to the
> >> User
> >> > or
> >> > > Dev mailing lists. Since this is occurring in the Slack Channel, the
> >> > > conversations are not archived.
> >> > >
> >> > > In my opinion, this is not good for the Metron community. Having
> this
> >> > > persisted in a discoverable form (like a mailing list archive) not
> >> only
> >> > > helps support current users, but also helps *potential* users
> >> understand
> >> > > how Metron is being used.
> >> > >
> >> > > Does anyone else agree or disagree? At a minimum, I feel we need to
> >> do
> >> > > something to direct these conversations back to the mailing list.
> >> > >
> >> >
> >>
> >
>

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