Smileys do not change "use … whenever possible". It;s still asserting there
is one correct way to contribute.
On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 1:07 PM Curt Tilmes <c...@tilmes.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 12:56 PM Brandon Allbery <allber...@gmail.com>
>> Which doesn't change the fact that there's what amounts to an
>> accessibility issue.
>> Do you *really* want to tell some percentage of people that they must be
>> willing to use the One True Web Site, or else go away because they're not
>> wanted hereabouts? Because insisting all the time that "(also: ask
>> questions in StackOverflow whenever possible :-) )" is doing exactly that.
>> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 12:51 PM JJ Merelo <jjmer...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Well, it really helps newcomers to find answers to their problems. It's
>>> well indexed, and it also raises visibility of the Perl6 language.
> "must be willing", "insisting", etc. is a very different type of approach
> from the gentle "whenever possible" with a smiley.
> No one is "insisting" or telling people they aren't wanted hereabouts.
> Use StackOverflow if possible (for the reasons expressed) If not (for
> whatever reason, we won't pry), use perl6-users, that's ok too.
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