Discourse lives!
On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 3:01 PM Stefan Karpinski <ste...@karpinski.org>

> 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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