Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook as a discussion mediam

2016-02-23 Thread Alex Monk
On 23 February 2016 at 12:17, Andrew Lih wrote: > > > The main disadvantage is the lack of good archiving - it is pretty hard > to > > find something on fb after say - half a year. > > > Compare that to IRC which disallows logging altogether. It’s not just hard > to find

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook as a discussion mediam

2016-02-23 Thread Yury Bulka
For instant messaging (faster communication) there's IRC if a group discussion that's meant to be open for anyone is considered. Of course, IRC is a bit archaic, but it doesn't force one to agree to Facebook's TOS. IRC is still quite popular in the wikimedia and free software universe. Of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook as a discussion mediam (was: Post mortems)

2016-02-23 Thread Nikola Kalchev
For my part I can say that I've moved some discussions to Facebook, because there the communication flow is faster. In a group chat there are no edit conflicts and, since Wikipedians tend to write fast, the conversation goes almost with the speed of talking. Another usage of Facebook is for