W dniu 26.08.2016 o 08:58, Andrew Ardill pisze:
> Jakub Narębski <jna...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Andrew Ardill pisze:
>>> Jakub Narębski <jna...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 25. What [channel(s)] do you use to request/get help about Git [(if any)]
>>> It may also be useful to ask how people hear news about git, such as
>>> when a new release comes out. Not sure if worth a separate question,
>>> as there is a lot of crossover in the resources available for this and
>>> for requesting help, but knowing this information would help us
>>> understand what kinds of users are responding and which communication
>>> channels are effective for git news.
>> How would you propose such question would look like, and what proposed
>> answers would be (if it were not a free-text / essay question)?
> Something like:
> XX. How do you hear about git related news 
>     (such as new releases and community events)?
>     (multiple choice or single choice?)
>  * I wasn't aware there was any news
>  * I don't read any news, but I'm aware of it
>  * through news aggregation sites (such as reddit or hacker news)
>  * from a newsletter (such as Git Rev News)

I wonder if we should also add

   * through a watched blog (such as GitHub Blog)
   * announcement section in news site (such as LWN.net)

>  * from a mailing list (such as the git developer or the git for windows list)

Are there any other common channels that you (the people) watch for
git news or software news?  Freshmeat / Freecode is defunct, and no
replacement got popular enough...

>  * other

The last would be

   * other, please specify

> It would be good to allow a list of specific resources to be written
> to capture things we don't know about, and specific instances of the
> categories above, e.g.:
> "hacker news, git mailing list, git rev news"

On Survs.com it would require an additional question with free-form
answer, I think.

>> Note that there might be a problem of severe bias: people who heard
>> about Git User's Survey 2016 are probably ones that watch news about Git.
>> Still, it would be useful to know if people read RelNotes...
> Agreed, the intent behind the question is to work out what are the
> effective communication channels so that they can be used more
> effectively.


Nb. I wonder if this question should not replace the one about
how you heard about the survey (at least if there would be too many
questions).  But I'll have to see how many questions we have now.

Thanks for suggestions,
Jakub Narębski

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