Hello everyone! What do you think?

Hi @ignatenkobrain: I’ve put up this post with the checklist:

Welcome @ignatenkobrain to the community, The process is very simple :

  • When you have two involved person for long-term support, contact to Staff
  • Admin give you special right to set-up, for doing your job
  • Open in Staff category a TOPIC , New language setup: [Language]
  • Copy this as part of the content new-language-setup-checklist as @FranciscoD point you
  • Do the Magic
  • and finally Close the topic as solved
  • Notify Admin the job was finished to downgrade your right, for have one moderator and one trust user level 4 for your language.

Regards.,

@ozeszty askbot is in read-only mode now. The DNS will be flipped to point here to Discourse soon, but we’ll keep askbot running at askbot.fedoraproject.org for a bit until @not-mattdm-at-all @bexelbie shut it down.

Would you be able to do the archiving in the coming week/fortnight? We don’t want to keep askbot around longer than needed.

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I was surprised by the many changes. We look forward to many improvements.

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If you have any improvements in mind, please open topics to discuss them.

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Looks good @FranciscoD,
I’ll definitely point people from the community here for help.

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I appreciate Fedora’s efforts through this new initiative, and I am grateful to many who have contributed to many developments. Have a nice day!

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I really like the new site having a category of New topics (for new and updated topics). It makes checking every day so much easier.

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It was simply a Good Move!! :raised_hand:

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Hello @simmon @blueshurricane4 @xtym @jakfrost: welcome to the community! Please feel free to open topics in #site-feedback with comments and feedback!

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Link: https://pagure.io/fedora-join/Fedora-Join/issues?status=all&search_pattern=Ask

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personally discourse is great
sweet UI, sweet login, sweet stuff
but as a sysadmin…setup/backup discourse could be headache though…
wondering if you guys would be enhancing discourse stuff and upstream them as well
anyway
just content-wise
super cool :slight_smile:

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Hello @lance107! Welcome to the AskFedora community!

We are not hosting Discourse ourselves, like we didn’t host askbot ourselves either. Upstream hosts and maintains the instance for us. So, we’re not going to be hacking at all here—we’re just going to use what Discourse upstream develops.

The reality is that Fedora community has limited resources, and so we’re trying to ensure that it is focussed on tooling critical to its functioning: build systems and so on. It’s just not possible to develop all of that AND develop and improve other tools like Discourse/askbot all at the same time. :frowning_face:

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I love the new Ask Fedora; clear, and open. In the old version woke up the visceral side of the people with the karma… But now, we can use only the FAS account? What happen with Google access as the old infrastructure? what happen with the badges of the old Ask Fedora?

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Hi @davidva! Welcome the the new AskFedora!

Yes, to combat spam, generate useful metrics, and make it easier for users to turn into contributors (with FAS creation as the first step), we’ve decided to limit logging in to FAS only.

Unfortunately, there is no clear way to migrate information from askbot to Discourse—we’re not hosting this instance either, so we don’t have access to the low-level database etc. anyway. So, we’ve worked on moving common questions to the quick-docs, but that’s all. We’ve all had to drop the karma/badges and start over.

Discourse, however, has (in my opinion), an even better trust system, so I do expect new users will quickly be able to go through the gears and earn their badges and permisisons too.

More on that here: https://blog.discourse.org/2018/06/understanding-discourse-trust-levels/

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Site like that, who manage karma is quite unpopular now, people are leaving this forum and coming to this kind of site…, that was a BOOM!

That is a realy difficult task because:

  1. Hosted by upstream
  2. Develop The interface with Fedora Badged System on Discourse
  3. Discourse works in a base of plug-in with javascript,ruby,rails … etc
  4. We have to developed the interface
  5. Find the correct person to accomplish this task

for the moment discourse has a good badged gamification system… and for now isn’t a prioritary task

Regards.,

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I have been using new ask fedora platform for past 3 days and definitely this platform is clean, fast and easy to use. I have one suggestion. For solved topics, we have a grey tick box in beginning of the title. Is it possible to have a green tick box instead of grey? Because this will visually give immediate understanding and distinguish topics between solves and unsolved very easily?

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You have an option you can click on ALL you can find by solved and unsolved

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You’re requesting a feature fell free to post a TOPIC in Meta

Regards.,

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Great move!

Pros:

  • modern interface, Discourse is nice, the old platform was buggy and dated
  • conversations will allow more engagement versus being restricted to questions and answers

The only con I can think of is that I had a bunch of useful questions/answers bookmarked in the old Ask Fedora platform that I may miss! It would be nice to keep that information somewhere as a useful reference.

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Welcome @fasulia

we keep for the moment an instance of askbot in read-only mode, you can access it here-> https://askbot.fedoraproject.org/en/questions/ I don’t know how many time it will alive… maybe until it expire…

Are they up-to-date?
Are they older? or
Did they make reference to EOL release?

if yes., try to forget, we need here only reliable and up-to-date information, altought we moved the sticky question to quick-docs -> https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/quick-docs/, If you do find any information that you think are common queries, please open a ticket or pull-request at the quick-docs project. https://pagure.io/fedora-docs/quick-docs

Regards

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