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

Loïc Hoguin essen@REDACTED
Sat Mar 8 08:09:57 CET 2014

I mentioned that last year. Guess that makes two of us now! If more 
people start complaining perhaps things will change. :-)

On 03/08/2014 07:13 AM, Motiejus Jakštys 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/streaming/next-generation-databases-analytics/
>> SCALABILITY & MULTICORE https://erlangcentral.org/streaming/scalability-multicore/
>> Also check out the chat function enabled by @Kato
> Hi, Andra,
> thanks for uploading the videos that quickly. That is a really wonderful job.
> 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
> understanding.
> 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
> erlangcentral.
> Kind regards,
> Motiejus Jakštys
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Loïc Hoguin

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