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    It saddens me when open source projects/languages move to a proprietary solution for community support. It makes me reluctant to sign up and I worry that the project not owning the data will become a problem later in the future. I feel similarly about Julia, which has the same approach. Maybe I just don’t understand the advantage of going into that direction. Also those websites do not work without Javascript, which I don’t understand why that is a requirement.

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      I think this is using the Discourse discussion platform, which is open source: https://github.com/discourse/discourse

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        Well, now my statement makes a lot less sense, for some reason I thought this was the same as disqus. Thank you for pointing it out!

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        Well, the main community links are to the mailing lists: https://lists.racket-lang.org/

        Understandably many people prefer Discourse to mailing lists though.

        Also those websites do not work without Javascript,

        Discourse instances usually also support a mailing list mode.

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          I did not know this, too. Although I don’t get why the text content cannot be rendered in a browser without Javascript it’s nice to know there is at least some alternative.