Ron Savage

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  • Mithaldu commented on Ideas for | an Indian connecting platform

    There have been attempts to get indians to start using the core IRC community platform, IRC, in the channel but for some reason none of them ever stick around. The only remotely persistent indian presences within Perl i am aware of are the US-based guys who do cool stuff, and the people who drop in #win32, try to ask questions in broken english and disappear without waiting for answers.

    I can't offer you much help in what to do specifically to set up a successful indian community, but would strongly recommend talking to people and figuring out why they just never stick …

  • David Mertens commented on Ideas for | an Indian connecting platform

    I think any sort of community building is a wonderful effort, to be commended. Solving a low-density issue is a hard problem, and the internet-based solutions you suggest sound like good ones. I can think of two basic issues you will need to solve.

    First, you must develop a critical mass. This will be difficult if you don't offer much of an incentive to join the group. The three incentives I can think of are (1) mutual support and help, (2) social connection, and (3) free advertising for freelancers. You might be able to think of others. How would your system incentivize folks to joi…

  • Abhishek Jain commented on Ideas for | an Indian connecting platform

    I like the idea of a mailing list, may be coupled with a wiki of profile of users.

    If so which wiki software should i use if not create one?

    I will be back with the mailing email but what wiki should i use.


  • kmx commented on How does <email> work?

    maybe I am too late here but here is my negative experience with's spam filter:

  • Nick Patch commented on How does <email> work?

    More and more frequently I don't receive expected mail to my email address. In fact, the only reason it took me so long to respond is because I forgot my new password and the spam filter was blocking the password reset email up until my most recent attempt!

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