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From Marcel Offermans <marcel.offerm...@luminis.nl>
Subject Re: Felix IRC Channel
Date Sun, 05 Feb 2006 09:45:38 GMT
Sylvain Wallez wrote:

> Marcel Offermans wrote:
>> Rinku wrote:
>>> Does anyone know if Felix has an IRC Channel where devs/lurkers can 
>>> lurk around and pop occassional questions?
>> Well, there isn't as far as I know. I'm not even sure if there is a 
>> "preferred IRC network" for Apache projects. But I don't mind joining 
>> such a channel (say #felix at freenode).
> The projects that have a channel usually use irc.freenode.net, 
> although there's no official recommendation for this. Also, it is 
> important to keep the main discussions on the mailing-list so that it 
> is archived and people from all around the world can participate, 
> whatever their timezone.

Agreed, every medium should be used appropriately and at least 
duplicating important issues to the mailing list seems reasonable (I 
don't think confluence or any other wiki has the ability to log IRC 
channels yet).

> So IRC is useful for babbling and short questions, or occasional high 
> bandwidth discussions, but any important outcome of these discussions 
> must be reported to the list.

Ok. Let's see how this goes.

Greetings, Marcel

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