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rook

04/22/2019, 2:34 PM
Is it ok to have meta conversations about channel policy in-channel?
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Dominaezzz

04/22/2019, 2:37 PM
#meta
I appreciate how that question is like meta^3.
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ghedeon

04/22/2019, 3:03 PM
I'd prefer a thread directly in a channel. Affected people are already there.
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rook

04/22/2019, 3:47 PM
Honestly, it’s a topic that’s constantly talked about, but I’m just wondering if there’s anything else we can do about questions that don’t pertain to Kotlin at all. I’m not that familiar with configuring Slack. I’ve never administrated a workspace before. But I was just wondering if there was a possibility of putting a localized message in the text hint or a warning message above/below the text input in order to make it super clear about what is and what isn’t on-topic?
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ghedeon

04/22/2019, 4:51 PM
oh, it's not about collective decision, but more technical configuring. Indeed, #meta is better in this case because people there actually take care of technical maintenance. Sorry for confusion.
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Or, we shamelessly summon @orangy ...
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rook

04/22/2019, 4:56 PM
I don’t really want to get off-topic. I just was on SO and was thinking it’d be great if we had just a bunch of off-topic warnings all over the place like they do.
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orangy

04/22/2019, 4:59 PM
Like in many other similar situations, there is no technical solution. It’s a social situation, and it best works with appropriate culture.
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rook

04/22/2019, 5:00 PM
That’s unfortunate, thanks for taking the time to respond