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authorThomas Schwinge <thomas@schwinge.name>2011-05-31 19:24:23 +0200
committerThomas Schwinge <thomas@schwinge.name>2011-05-31 19:24:23 +0200
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irc: Regular meetings on Wednesdays. General streamlining.
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@@ -11,41 +11,22 @@ License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
[[!meta title="IRC"]]
-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**
- here
-* 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
[paste bin](http://paste.debian.net).
-# Rich Text
-
-Don't use it. Don't use colors. Don't use bold. Don't use emphasis.
-
-# Greeting
-
-If you never contribute to the discussion, there is no need
-to always greet the channel when you enter and before leave.
-
<a name="regular_meetings"></a>
# 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!
# Channels
-All Hurd IRC channels are hosted on [Freenode.net](http://freenode.net/).
+## Freenode
+
+`irc.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]].
+ [Logs](http://files.archhurd.org/irclogs).
-Local user channels include:
-* #hurd-it - Italian
-* #hurd-es - Spanish
-* #hurdfr - French
-* #hurd-de - German
-* #hurd.in - Indian regional languages(but primarily English)
+## OFTC
-# Channel logs
+`irc.oftc.net`, <http://www.oftc.net/>
-* [#hurd logs](http://richtlijn.be/~larstiq/hurd/)
+ * `#debian-hurd`, [[Debian GNU/Hurd|hurd/running/debian]].
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