[Bioc-devel] Please help us try out our new support site!
dtenenba at fhcrc.org
Tue Aug 19 00:55:39 CEST 2014
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Henrik Bengtsson" <hb at biostat.ucsf.edu>
> To: "Marc Carlson" <mcarlson at fhcrc.org>
> Cc: bioc-devel at r-project.org
> Sent: Monday, August 18, 2014 3:33:35 PM
> Subject: Re: [Bioc-devel] Please help us try out our new support site!
> Interesting move.
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 12:15 PM, Marc Carlson <mcarlson at fhcrc.org>
> > Hello!
> > This is a message to announce the beta test for our new support
> > site.
> > We hope to replace the regular Bioconductor mailing list with this
> > site soon and we have imported the past 11+ years of mailing list
> > discussion into this new site. If you would like to help us test
> > it
> > out you can do that by logging in here:
> > https://support.bioconductor.org
> > For those of you who have posted to the bioconductor mailing list
> > before, you will probably want to recover your well earned
> > reputation
> > from previous posts and answers. To do that you will need to
> > scroll
> > to the bottom of the log in page and click the link that says
> > 'Forgot
> > Password?'. This should get you started with your mailing list
> > email
> > address which will already be linked to your previous posts.
> Since someone else is going to ask the same: What if you've used
> multiple addresses in the past, e.g. I seem to have 3+ user accounts
> in my name. Can they be merged?
If some of the accounts are with providers listed at https://support.bioconductor.org/accounts/social/connections/ you can "connect" them on that page.
If not, I don't know off the top of my head. I'll research it and get back to you.
> > And if you have never posted, then you can start a new account from
> > that same page.
> > As you explore the beta, you may come across things that you would
> > like to see changed or that you feel are not working right. This
> > site
> > is based on a fork of Biostars, and we ask that you please post
> > such
> > questions to our github repository for this:
> > https://github.com/Bioconductor/support.bioconductor.org/issues
> > We aspire to switch over to this new site in early September, but
> > we are
> > leaving the schedule flexible depending on how well the beta site
> > works. Also: please note that posts made to the new site during
> > the
> > beta will dissappear after the test period. We want you to help us
> > test it, but this is not the live deployment phase quite yet.
> > I expect there will probably be some other questions about this big
> > transition. So please ask them as needed and we will try to answer
> > them the best we can.
> > Marc
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