Why the secrecy ? :-)


#1

Shouldn’t there be mention/announcement of this imminent big move to Discourse here and here ?

I deleted the Rhino newsgroup from Thunderbird, forgot the Discourse link and I could NOT find it mentioned anywhere. (Ended up accidentally registering to another discourse group).


(Pascal Golay) #2

Hi Thomas- I think those announcements are on the way shortly.


(Steve Baer) #3

We were planning on a staged roll out starting with the Rhino newsgroup folks. The spots you mentioned would come next as well as


#4

That makes sense. Most of the die-hard NG users have been beta testers for years. It makes sense to give us the first kick at the can.


#5

I wish you rename the link, or make a paralell link at forum.rhino3d.com, forum.mcneel.com etc. as “discourse” is bad for those with memory/dyslexia issues.

-j


#6

@pascal, @stevebaer … thanks, sounds good.


#7

Will the Ning forums be disabled or mirrored somehow here? I can see grasshopper as a problem if the former will happen.


(Steve Baer) #8

The current thought would be to keep the Ning sites up, turn the forum feature off, and create a forum box that displays the latest X topics from this forum under the appropriate category show up on the front page. A link in the box would take you to this forum (maybe a specific category page on this forum).

Grasshopper is a special case since it is a very active forum and has become it’s own ecosystem. It will be the last site that we deal with and we may not change anything there at all.


(Steve Baer) #9

Oh yeah, forgot that we would also set up forums for each supported language of Rhino and notify the existing support sites about this.


#10

Ready for the outcry for localized discourse interface?


(Brian Gillespie) #11

It’s already handled. Discourse supports more languages than Rhino does: