|author||Thomas Schwinge <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2011-05-31 19:24:23 +0200|
|committer||Thomas Schwinge <email@example.com>||2011-05-31 19:24:23 +0200|
irc: Regular meetings on Wednesdays. General streamlining.
Diffstat (limited to 'irc.mdwn')
1 files changed, 23 insertions, 42 deletions
@@ -11,41 +11,22 @@ License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
-While all official development takes place on the mailing lists and the Savannah trackers,
-a lot of discussions are had on IRC as well. Everybody is welcome to join and follow these channels, but please
-respect the below guidelines if you want to participate.
-# Asking Questions
-[[!inline pages=asking_questions raw=yes feeds=no]]
-# Staying On-Topic
+There are some IRC channels where Hurd topics are discussed.
-Please try to stay on topic.
+Everybody is welcome to join and participate in the discussions, but please
+respect the below guidelines if you want to participate.
-* emacs vs. vi **is not** on topic
-* If it is appropriate for a **slashdot comment**, it's **not appropriate**
-* why GNU sucks is **off-topic**
-* when the next release of the Hurd will be **is inappropriate**
-* you should not advocate your favorite **GNU/Linux** ditribution
+Please try to stay on topic. We're not interested in Emacs vs. vi discussions,
+we don't want to hear why you think that the GNU project sucks, or what your
+favorite GNU/Linux distribution is.
-# Pasting Logs
+[[!inline pages=asking_questions raw=yes feeds=no]]
Sometimes providing a log or some other excerpt of text can
-help solve a problem or answer a question. **Do not** paste
-the log in the channel itself. Instead use a
+help solve a problem or answer a question. Do not paste
+the log in the channel itself if it's more than a few lines. Instead use a
-# Rich Text
-Don't use it. Don't use colors. Don't use bold. Don't use emphasis.
-If you never contribute to the discussion, there is no need
-to always greet the channel when you enter and before leave.
# Regular Meetings
@@ -54,33 +35,33 @@ Starting in early 2008, there have been regular IRC meetings held between the
(now former) [[Google Summer of Code|community/gsoc]] students and their
mentors. These meetings turned out to considerably help student-mentor
interactions, and other developers regularely took part, too.
For this reason, we decided to continue having these meetings, even if it's not
currently Google Summer of Code time.
Currently, the meetings take place in the **`#hurd` channel every
-Tuesday at 19:00 UTC** and are open to any interested party. So,
+Wednesday at 19:00 UTC** and are open to any interested party. So,
everyone, take your chance to chat with GNU Hurd developers!
-All Hurd IRC channels are hosted on [Freenode.net](http://freenode.net/).
+ * `#hurd`, the official GNU Hurd IRC channel. Some of the Hurd developers
+ and users hang out there. [Logs](http://richtlijn.be/~larstiq/hurd/).
+ * `#hurdfr`, the French chapter.
-* #hurd - The official Hurd IRC channel. Some of the Hurd developers and users hang out there, and discussions about GNU Hurd, GNU/Hurd and
-Debian GNU/Hurd are had there.
+ * `#archhurd`, [[hurd/running/Arch_Hurd]].
-Local user channels include:
-* #hurd-it - Italian
-* #hurd-es - Spanish
-* #hurdfr - French
-* #hurd-de - German
-* #hurd.in - Indian regional languages(but primarily English)
-# Channel logs
-* [#hurd logs](http://richtlijn.be/~larstiq/hurd/)
+ * `#debian-hurd`, [[Debian GNU/Hurd|hurd/running/debian]].