Community Forum: Discourse?
Scott L. Burson
Scott at sympoiesis.com
Sun Jun 12 05:40:03 UTC 2022
Just my two bits, but I think 'forum.common-lisp.net' is fine.
On Sat, Jun 11, 2022, 10:27 PM Mark Evenson <evenson at panix.com> wrote:
> My name is Mark Evenson, and I serve as secretary of the Common Lisp
> Foundation, which is a non-profit (“Stichtung” in Dutch) based in the
> Netherlands. We very much indeed would to host and support a Discourse
> instance for Common Lisp that would serve as a long-term, archived record
> of discussions and hopefully provide a place to perform some “lightweight"
> standardization of various topics.
> I’d like to invite you to attend the next monthly CLF meeting which will
> occur this Wednesday, June 15th online at 2000 UTC. If you are able to
> attend, please send me private email for a more formal invitation.
> Given our mission to not only create content around CL but also ensure
> that it is accessible for decades to come, we would like to have a Common
> Lisp Discourse under a DNS name that we have administrative “control" over
> but we are undecided as to what would be best
> is pretty descriptive but perhaps too long.
> Whereas if we went with
> we would have to “share” the space with Scheme, Clojure, and whatever
> CONS-de-jure is popular. Not a huge problem, but it would take ongoing
> explanation that “Lisp means Common Lisp”, which while perhaps true for a
> majority of CL users, is certainly not the sole defensible position.
> In any event, the CLF would love to give ya a host, a mandate, and some
> coordination to set up a Discourse instance. There are several other CL
> users who would like to contribute and/or use such a Discourse instance
> that would be good to canvas for additional requirements/goals, but
> initially a Discourse instance, hooked up to some Oauth2 providers, and
> with tested daily automatic backups would be a great first step.
> If a meeting on Wednesday is inconvenient to get going, then please let’s
> continue this discussion in some other way.
> Mark Evenson
> "A screaming comes across the sky. It has happened before but there is
> to compare to it now."
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