[erlang-questions] Videos from Erlang Factory SF Bay 2014 up on ErlangCentral.org

Phillips, Christopher Christopher.Phillips@REDACTED
Mon Mar 10 14:17:02 CET 2014

  This does not address the base issue that it makes it less approachable
for new people, but you can find them on youtube under ErlangSolution's

On 3/8/14, 6:00 AM, "erlang-questions-request@REDACTED"
<erlang-questions-request@REDACTED> wrote:

>I had the same problem - I cannot read or watch content on Erlang Central
>website without an account so I actually set up an account in order to do
>so (very rare occurrence). Then I do not receive the activation email
>it seems you must have to actually use an account. So I try to log in and
>fail, then go to the effort of requesting another activation email, which
>also does not arrive. At this point I throw up my hands, close the Erlang
>Central tab, and move on. ;-)
>Probably not the experience folks are looking for in an outreach site ...
>On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 11:09 PM, Lo?c Hoguin <essen@REDACTED> wrote:
>>I mentioned that last year. Guess that makes two of us now! If more
>>start complaining perhaps things will change. :-)
>>On 03/08/2014 07:13 AM, Motiejus Jak?tys wrote:
>>>On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 11:54 AM, Andra Dinu
>>><andra.dinu@REDACTED> wrote:
>>>>Happy to announce that videos from two tracks of the Erlang Factory
>>>>Conference are up on ErlangCentral.org (and two more tracks will be
>>>>uploaded at the end of the conference)
>>>>NEXT GENERATION DATABASES & ANALYTICS https://erlangcentral.org/
>>>>Also check out the chat function enabled by @Kato
>>>Hi, Andra,
>>>thanks for uploading the videos that quickly. That is a really wonderful
>>>One question though regarding accessing the videos. I understand the
>>>need to have as many registered users as possible, but is it really so
>>>necessary to put a registration wall for videos? I understand it is
>>>necessary to make life harder for spammers if I want to post a comment
>>>(I can write junk to chat without logging in, so there must be another
>>>reason). But for anonymous video watching? That is out of my
>>>I visited the website to have a quick look at what's available.
>>>Requires registration. Ok. Email confirmation. OK. Fifteen minutes,
>>>yet no email received. Cannot see the videos because it requires
>>>registration which requires an email validation and the email
>>>validation service does send me the bloody email.
>>>Today morning in the keynote Dave Thomas stressed that it is paramount
>>>to reduce entry curve for new Erlang users. Is this the message we
>>>want to send for one? See some interesting free stuff about Erlang,
>>>registration is required, which does not actually work, please come
>>>back later?
>>>Because of the reasons above I would suggest and appreciate
>>>registration requirement waived for read-only activities on
>>>Kind regards,
>>>Motiejus Jak?tys
>>>erlang-questions mailing list
>>Lo?c Hoguin
>>erlang-questions mailing list
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