Discourse forum

Oliver Kraitschy okraits at arcor.de
Tue Oct 25 08:31:21 EDT 2016

Hi Jo,

i was also looking for a forum software some weeks ago and chose Discourse as
well. One of the developers of Discourse is one of the co-founders of Stack
Overflow so i assume that the design and quality of the software is not too
bad ;-)


On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 02:12:24PM +0200, Jo-Philipp Wich wrote:
> Hi,
> over a month has passed without any veto or further comments. I would
> suggest to simply announce Discourse it publicly and link it to the wiki
> within one week from now.
> There's been some concerns about the accessibility of the forum so I
> checked how it renders in lynx and w3m and it appears to be readable
> quite well there, though logging in and replying is not possible with
> those text browsers.
> One the upside the problem seems known and is actively being worked on,
> see please
> https://meta.discourse.org/t/accessibility-software-and-discourse/13711
> for upstream discussion on screen reader accessibility in discourse.
> We might need to update Discourse to a newer version but if it eases the
> accessibility burden it is worth the effort imho.
> Would appreciate some (positive) feedback on this matter to know whether
> the others endorse that forum choice or not. Even if you don't
> personally care I'd appreciate a short message stating yes or no.
> Thanks,
> Jo
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