On 22 May 2018 at 10:30, Yoann Rodiere <yoann(a)hibernate.org> wrote:
I can create a category named " " and force users to pick
explicitly, but it will render poorly, especially on the home page.
Just a joke. More seriously I was wondering if there was some way.
What's wrong with "Miscellaneous"? I can use another
name if you want.
"Cannot categorize" or something like that. I can even try naming it
"Uncategorized", but there's already a "system" category with
(only enabled if we don't enforce categories), so I'm not sure if Discourse
will allow that.
Nothing decidedly wrong with it. Just my last preference; IMO I'd
prefer keeping things as they are, but no strong feeling.
On Tue, 22 May 2018 at 11:22 Sanne Grinovero <sanne(a)hibernate.org> wrote:
> On 22 May 2018 at 10:15, Yoann Rodiere <yoann(a)hibernate.org> wrote:
> > I counted at least 3 mis-categorized topics just this weekend, and
> > beyond
> > the notification we also have to categorize them ourselves.
> > Unfortunately I can't "encourage" without enforcing a strict
> > Discourse
> > only has an option to force people to chose a category, not an option to
> > make it more obvious that people should chose a category.
> > That's why I suggested the "Miscellaneous" category: they will be
> > to
> > pick a category, but if nothing fits they can always pick
> > "Miscellaneous".
> > Obviously I don't imagine that people will think "Miscellaneous"
> > fit
> > their needs exactly, that's a last resort.
> Ah. What about a "" category ? Maybe that will encourage people to
> stop a second and think about it, yet have the option to go ahead?
> > On Tue, 22 May 2018 at 11:06 Sanne Grinovero <sanne(a)hibernate.org>
> > wrote:
> >> +1 to encourage people to set a category
> >> but I wouldn't require strict rules, it's not like we're flooded
> >> notifications?
> >> In particular, I see no value in a "Miscellaneous" category;
> >> like people are going to think "cool, Miscellaneous is exactly what I
> >> was looking for".
> >> On 22 May 2018 at 09:43, Yoann Rodiere <yoann(a)hibernate.org> wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > We've seen a few posts on discourse lately without any category.
> >> > often
> >> > than not, these are about ORM (which makes sense since most posts are
> >> > about
> >> > ORM).
> >> >
> >> > This is a bit annoying since it makes it hard to configure Discourse
> >> > to
> >> > only receive notifications about topics we want to actively monitor.
> >> >
> >> > Would anyone object to disallowing uncategorized topics? I can create
> >> > a
> >> > "Miscellaneous" category if you want, but I'd really like
> >> > pick
> >> > a
> >> > category when they create a topic.
> >> > --
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