Okay, here is a Gitter room for this purpose:
If you use the APIs, please join and help those who are learning. I can't
answer every question.
Dean Wampler, Ph.D.
Author: Programming Scala, 2nd Edition
On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 9:21 AM, Dean Wampler <deanwamp...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Since I'm a Scala Spark advocate, I'll try to get a Scala Spark Gitter
> channel created, one way or another.
> Dean Wampler, Ph.D.
> Author: Programming Scala, 2nd Edition
> <http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920033073.do> (O'Reilly)
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> On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 8:36 AM, Sean Owen <so...@cloudera.com> wrote:
>> Yes this come up once in a while. There's no need or way to stop people
>> forming groups to chat, though blessing a new channel as 'official' is
>> tough because it means, in theory, everyone has to follow another channel
>> to see 100% of the discussion. I think that's why the couple of mailing
>> lists, which can be controlled and archived by the ASF, will stay the
>> official channels. But, naturally there's no problem with people forming
>> unofficial communities.
>> On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 2:33 PM Jan-Hendrik Zab <j...@jhz.name> wrote:
>>> There was a request on scala-debate  to create a Spark centric chat
>>> room under the scala namespace on Gitter with a focus on Scala related
>>> This is just a heads up to the Apache Spark "management" to give them a
>>> chance to get involved. It might be better to create a dedicated channel
>>> under the Apache umbrella to better serve all users and not only those
>>> using Scala. Avoiding any artificial split of the Spark community.
>>> Reasons for having such a channel can be found in the linked thread.
>>> Please CC me, since I'm not on the list.
>>> (Resent, something apparently ate my first e-mail.)
>>>  - https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/scala-debate/OVGnIU2SNmc
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