I got the go ahead from Jeff and Viral to give this a try, then it didn't
end up panning out. It would still be worth a try, imo.

On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 11:55 AM, mmh <mumo...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Jonathan,
> Seems like this has kind of burnt out. Is there still an impetus on a
> transition.
> On Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 8:16:36 PM UTC-4, Jonathan Malmaud
> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> There's been some chatter about maybe switching to a new, more modern
>> forum platform for Julia that could potentially subsume julia-users,
>> julia-dev, julia-stats, julia-gpu, and julia-jobs.   I created
>> http://julia.malmaud.com for us to try one out and see if we like it.
>> Please check it out and leave feedback. All the old posts from julia-users
>> have already been imported to it.
>> It is using Discourse <http://www.discourse.org/faq/>, the same forum
>> software used for the forums of Rust <https://users.rust-lang.org>,
>> BoingBoing, and some other big sites. Benefits over Google Groups include
>> better support for topic tagging, community moderation features,  Markdown
>> (and hence syntax highlighting) in messages, inline previews of linked-to
>> Github issues, better mobile support, and more options for controlling when
>> and what you get emailed. The Discourse website
>> <http://www.discourse.org/faq/> does a better job of summarizing the
>> advantages than I could.
>> To get things started, MIke Innes suggested having a topic on what we
>> plan on working on this coming wee
>> <http://julia.malmaud.com/t/whats-everyone-working-on-this-week-9-19-2015-9-26/3155>k.
>> I think that's a great idea.
>> Just to be clear, this isn't "official" in any sense - it's just to
>> kickstart the discussion.
>> -Jon

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