Whether you get an answer or not will depend on whether someone is available. I don't see how the platform would change that.
-- Mark On Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 10:32:11 AM UTC-7, Luca Dorigo wrote: > > True, but the point of IRC is not to have retrievable information more to > get quick help on mostly rapidly solvable issues. If I have to come ask a > question here, I'm stuck until someone answers, sometimes hours later. On > IRC a newb can get an answer in the minute and get on with what he was > doing, which is especially important at the beginning when you are confused > about basic stuff. > > The kind of questions asked on IRC are not the same as on StackOverflow, > for example. > > > > > > Le mercredi 11 avril 2018 16:59:34 UTC+2, Mark S. a écrit : >> >> The complaint is made (sometimes by me) that one can not easily find >> things in the google forums. But at least you *can *find it. My >> understanding is that everything on IRC pretty much disappears. If you >> weren't following and capturing the information, it's gone. If I'm wrong, >> I'm sure someone will correct me, which is a real time saver ;-) >> >> -- Mark >> >> On Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 7:40:52 AM UTC-7, @TiddlyTweeter wrote: >>> >>> Two bingos. >>> >>> Luca: Until the channel is pointed to and designated as official help >>>> channel in various places there's never going to be enough people to bring >>>> it to life. >>>> >>> There should also be some people willing to be operators... >>>> >>> It would be great. But, TBH, I really don't think there are enough >>> activists here to consistently support that. Its part of a more general >>> issue that we have a vibrant "community" in GG groups but its proved very >>> difficult to transfer that vibrancy to anywhere else--though Twitter use is >>> slowly growing (with a very different userbase). >>> >>> Why? Simple lack of numbers, I think. >>> >>> Could be worth trying to see what happens though. >>> >>> Best wishes >>> @TiddlyTweeter >>> >> -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "TiddlyWiki" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to tiddlywiki+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/tiddlywiki. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/tiddlywiki/c240417b-0aab-43ac-816f-070fae8c999e%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.