This page contains links to archived discussions that lead up to the launch of this project. There is still some useful information but much of this content is outdated/obsolete.
- NewName -- discussion that occurred before launch regarding the "temporary" name
- Finances/Archive -- which model would allow to minimise and/or distribute hosting costs
- Business -- (note: this page was deleted, moved to Finances
- Moderation -- how/if to enhance; was it so bad it was the primary reason for the diaspora?
- FeatureList -- discussion of required/desired characteristics
- Content -- Brainstorming about the startup
- Migration of users from Slashdot -- how to handle Nicks and UIDs
- Spreading the word
- To do
- Stories from former Slashdot users
- What should the IRC network be like?
- How do we want a URL shortener to be used?
- The Slashcott
"Updates" and Mailing list
These are communications surrounding the initial launch: