Topic: New Forum Structure

In an effort to slow down the quick pace we had with our single Rails programming forum, the staff here at Rails Forum (with lots of help from various members) decided to add some forums. Here's the new structure:


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We hope you enjoy the new forums! We'll be moving threads into the new forums as needed. If you feel a thread should be in one of the new forums and it's not there, please report the post/thread and write which forum it should belong to in your report description.

I'd like to thank our moderators and everybody who offered their suggestions and comments on the forum structure on this site. Without your input we wouldn't have the nice new forums we have now.

Thanks smile

vinnie - rails forum admin

Re: New Forum Structure

Just a quick addendum: While the dust settles there may be some things we're still moving around, so don't worry.  We'll try to leave redirects on posts that we move initially so things aren't too confusing. smile

Josh Catone helps run this place
Rails Forum - Rails Jobs

Re: New Forum Structure

That's great news guys! Just what we needed to keep things organized.

Thanks!

Re: New Forum Structure

I think it works really well so far, great job!

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Re: New Forum Structure

ryanb wrote:

I think it works really well so far, great job!

I'll say.. only 3 posts in what used to be the General Rails forum all day. Its a breath of fresh air!

Re: New Forum Structure

Shouldn't there be a separate forum for Rails 2.X?   It would be nice to go to one place for Rails 2.x related issues.   

Just my $0.02

/dkm