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How to avoid scattering of information


From what I understand, this proposal to use discourse aims at avoiding losing unfindable information into wiki/mailling-list/IRC oblivion.

So how will this discourse instance plane to incorporate new topics, and possibly old one, treated on this other channels. Something should encourage to redirect some kind of conversation here (which one), and maybe some tools might help already started conversation to be imported. I don’t know if there are already bridges between, for example, mailman and discourse.



Can you be more precise, please? There are two ongoing proposals (that I know of) about using Discourse in the context of Wikimedia: