Main rules of the OpenSCADA project's forum

This forum belongs to project OpenSCADA and serves as a platform for discuss and solve questions about exclusively to the project.

The forum reading allowed for all visitors of the site (except for individual sections) but for writing possibility you need for necessarily pass the register procedure. Newly registered user gets the opportunity to write in the forum, raise the rating with the growth of the number of messages in the forum, and may also receive a special status:

  • Contributor — contributor/participant of the project OpenSCADA. Set for help to the project not directly related the development, or it was a stand-alone development..
  • Sponsor — project sponsor for financial, material or technical help.
  • Developer — active participant, the code of which regularly falls into the tree of source texts of the project, not older than a year.
  • Moderator — a user who has the right to control the implementation of these rules in the forum and disable users of violators.
  • Disabled — a user disabled for violating these rules who has no more opportunity to write on the forum, but has the ability to write personally for repentance.

Main rule for discussion at the forum is mutual respect and exclusion foul language, which violation cause to immediate disabling the user and removing all the "utterances"!

Main goal for the forum is providing for users possibility to mutual aid in decision questions about OpenSCADA, except some forums, such as "Bug tracker", with specific status and individual rules which complement this.

Based on this, the developer, even in the case of a direct appeal to him, IS NOT OBLIGED to answer here the question and Opens external link in new windowdoes so out of good will and to the extent determined by him, due to his employment in the main development process and how the consequences of the lack of time on:

  • comments to destructive and unprofessional notes on the structure and decisions OpenSCADA;
  • retelling documentations and searching for user about present at the forum replies;
  • consultations about the implementation with deep understanding to the user specifics;
  • writing examples for personal user's task.

I.e. if you waiting respectful response directly from the developer then omit please questions which issuing writing above, which inevitable regarded as insult (do not appreciate the time of developers, and often their own too) with appropriate reaction from sharp responses to disable. If you get the same sharp reply from the developer with comments about the reply presenting into the documentation then take that as comment about the rules violations and saving your time, but alternative to that is futile or continuous waiting the reply from user which want spend self time to you.

Conclusion! On the forum you can get free support about the project OpenSCADA from other users and limited from the developers, but no a guaranty for that. For guaranteed support you can always got to the section "Внутренняя ссылка открывается в текущем окнеServices".

User may be disconnected in cases:

  1. Foul languages and insulting an opponent, i.e. the instigator well be disabled.
  2. Challenging behavior, bordering on a personal insult.
  3. Violations of the individual rules of the specialized forums.

Disabled user will turn to the status "Disabled" and for it will send link to the rules or the rules of specialized forums included point to concrete reason.

The access for disabled user can be turn back in cases:

  • forgiving from offended side by personal message to the moderator from him;
  • confessing self guilt and promising for no more the rules violation further, into personal message to the moderator.

Be respect and appreciate nerves and time for each other!