[community] FW: Community

Gabriella Hong gineuihong at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 16:20:44 UTC 2018


Hi Firdosh,

Why are you looking for a slack channel?

What attracts you to prefer using slack?

Perhaps we need to discuss as a community an official accessibility forums
channel where micro discussions can take place? Similar to spaces like
readdit?

Best regards,
Gabriella Hong

On Tue, Nov 6, 2018, 11:03 AM David Best <info at davidbest.ca wrote:

> Loomio is another possibility. They have an accessibility strategy.
> http://www.davidbest.ca/besta11y/loomio.shtml#loomio
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: community [mailto:community-bounces at lists.idrc.ocadu.ca] On Behalf
> Of Cybele
> S
> Sent: November 6, 2018 10:53 AM
> To: George Zamfir
> Cc: community at lists.idrc.ocadu.ca
> Subject: Re: [community] FW: Community
>
> I prefer list serve.  Slack requires ongoing monitoring.  And tends to
> breed
> smaller groups rather than open invitation.
>
> On Tue, Nov 6, 2018 at 10:33 AM George Zamfir <george at georgezamfir.com>
> wrote:
>
> > It is entirely up to you folks. I don't know the context or motivation
> > for the Slack question. And I can't disagree with John either. I'm
> > here to help but it's entirely your call here.
> > On Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 9:17 PM John Willis <pickupwillis at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > I am unsure if I understand this discussion, can someone please help
> me?
> > >
> > > All I see is Firsoosh asking about slack. Why are you asking this?
> > > Is the existing list serve not serving its function for you?
> > >
> > > I often hear from new members how valuable the listserv is, and I
> > > too
> > find
> > > it extremely valuable. It is working well in my view, but I don't
> > > know if others are not getting what they need.
> > >
> > > I am a member of a number of slack communities. It's a great tool,
> > > especially for project teams working together. What is not so great
> > > is
> > that
> > > it functions best when there are no other options for the members to
> > > communicate - generally it is recommended that email channels be
> > restricted
> > > or shut down when a slack community is created, otherwise it is just
> > > another optional channel and it tends to fragment the community. If
> > > the listserv is not doing its job, maybe it needs to be shut down,
> > > but I am very doubtful of that especially as it is such an easy tool
> > > for many
> > people
> > > who do not have very much Teknowledge or desire to set up a new
> > > account I need a new app or platform.  For better or worse, email
> > > his most people's platform.
> > >
> > > Having said that, obviously has an inclusive design community, we
> > > cannot be satisfied with most people getting what they wanted Dash
> > > everyone must be able to participate!
> > >
> > > But please fill me in, I'm interested in preserving what we have but
> > > also meeting everyone's needs.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > John D. Willis
> > > Design & innovation in Public Services
> > >
> > >
> > > > On Nov 5, 2018, at 13:56, George Zamfir <george at georgezamfir.com>
> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi IDRC Community!
> > > >
> > > > Pina reached out to me if I can help with setting up a Slack team
> > > > for you. I can certainly do that though it would be best to do it
> > > > with the person who will be administering it going forward (invite
> > > > members,
> > > install
> > > > apps / integrations, etc.). I'm looking forward to hearing from you!
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > All the best --
> > > > George Zamfir
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Sun, Nov 4, 2018 at 11:21 AM Pina D'Intino
> > > > <pina.dintino at gmail.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> Hi George, hope all is well. Do you think you can help them out?
> > > >>
> > > >> Pina D'Intino, MDes, PMP, CPACC
> > > >> Business Transformation, Accessibility Strategist and Consultant
> > > >> Tel: 416.948.3348
> > > >> E-mail: pina.dintino at gmail.com
> > > >> www.linkedin.com/in/pinadintino
> > > >>
> > > >> Also seek me out at:
> > > >> www.Aequumglobalaccess.com or
> > > >> www.cadilaconsultinginc.com
> > > >>
> > > >>  "_It is possible.  Accessibility makes  good business sense.
> > > >> A member of the International Association of  Accessibility
> > > Professionals
> > > >> (IAAP).
> > > >>> www.accessibilityassociation.org
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>> -----Original Message-----
> > > >>> From: community [mailto:community-bounces at lists.idrc.ocadu.ca]
> > > >>> On Behalf Of Geordie Graham
> > > >>> Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2018 8:41 AM
> > > >>> To: Firdosh Alia
> > > >>> Cc: community at lists.idrc.ocadu.ca
> > > >>> Subject: Re: [community] Community
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Is there? If not, that would be a great idea. Since the
> > > >>> migration of
> > > the
> > > >>> OCAD Student emails to Office 365 I can no longer log into this
> > > >>> email account. Instead I have to rely on a 4 year old smartphone
> > > >>> that was already logged on.
> > > >>>
> > > >>> What do other people think?
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Best,
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Geordie
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>>> On Sat, Nov 3, 2018, 11:56 PM Firdosh Alia <aliafrd8 at gmail.com
> > wrote:
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> Is there any slack community to discuss?
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