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3 Post author: excinera 13 March 2017 05:24AM

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Comment author: Elo 13 March 2017 12:13:15PM 3 points [-]

That meme is poor and should die. How are we actually to construct future converging standards if that meme gets in the way of real progress?

Also as someone in charge of one of the chat groups, I have no problem with another and am already in this discord.

So in response to your complaint - no.

Comment author: RyanCarey 13 March 2017 05:21:56PM 3 points [-]

How are we actually to construct future converging standards if that meme gets in the way of real progress?

By deleting existing standards. By doing actual work to redistribute people toward better existing standards from worse ones. By having people migrate from at least two deleted standards every time you make a new one.

Comment author: Lumifer 13 March 2017 02:28:56PM 3 points [-]

How are we actually to construct future converging standards

Situation: there are 16 competing standards.

Comment author: Elo 13 March 2017 10:34:24PM 2 points [-]

for the record, the discord is not meant to be a standard. just another place to talk.

Comment author: username2 15 March 2017 08:24:21AM 1 point [-]

By being accepting of converging solutions and rejecting diverging proposals. I personally think Discord falls in the latter.