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From Michael Schmalle <m...@teotigraphix.com>
Subject Re: IRC Channel link on website?
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2012 22:48:55 GMT
Shame on me, I thought I read that saying it was a community resource was ok.

That's definitely my fault, should I revert it?

Miek

Quoting Tink <flex@tink.ws>:

> I'm not saying this shouldn't be done, but shouldn't this go through  
>  some kind of vote process/discussion?
>
> The channel now says its the "Official Apache Flex Channel" but  
> no-one  has really commented on that yet have they, except Bertrand  
> with  concerns. Does Apache Flex require IRC?
>
> That said I do think IM speeds things up, but it would be very   
> difficult to make sure nothing is decided there after some good   
> discussion.
>
> Tink
>
>
>
> On 10 Jan 2012, at 22:33, Michael Schmalle wrote:
>
>> I will check this out.
>>
>> Mike
>>
>> Quoting Michel Boudreau <michelboudreau@gmail.com>:
>>
>>> Can one of the committers please add this patch that I created?   Feel free
>>> to modify text if need be.  Warning, I did not actually test this  using
>>> that metalanguage.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> M
>>>
>>> Index: content/flex/irc.mdtext
>>> ===================================================================
>>> --- content/flex/irc.mdtext (revision 0)
>>> +++ content/flex/irc.mdtext (working copy)
>>> @@ -0,0 +1,6 @@
>>> +Title: Apache Flex IRC Channel
>>> +
>>> +For help with Flex related questions, please visit the [official  Flex
>>> channel on Freenode.net][1] (#flex on irc.freenode.net).  It should  be
>>> noted that this is not to discuss the Apache Flex project  direction, but a
>>> place to get help with Flex development.  If you want to   
>>> participate in the
>>> discussions for the project, please subscribe to the (development  mailing
>>> list)[2].
>>> +
>>> +[1]: http://chat.mibbit.com/?channel=%23flex&server=irc.freenode.net
>>> +[2]: /flex/mailing-lists.html
>>> Index: templates/leftnav.mdtext
>>> ===================================================================
>>> --- templates/leftnav.mdtext (revision 1229765)
>>> +++ templates/leftnav.mdtext (working copy)
>>> @@ -9,6 +9,7 @@
>>>  - [Get Involved](/flex/get-involved.html)
>>>  - [Team](/flex/team.html)
>>>  - [Mailing Lists](/flex/mailing-lists.html)
>>> +  - [IRC Channel](/flex/irc.html)
>>>  - [Logo Contest](/flex/logo-contest.html)
>>>
>>> # Development
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 12:34 PM, Michel Boudreau
>>> <michelboudreau@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Bertrand, I completely agree. The IRC channel is *not* for Apache  Flex
>>>> project decisions, it is only a place to get Flex development   
>>>> related help.
>>>> I will mention this on the project website.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>>
>>>> Mike
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 3:56 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz <
>>>> bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 10:55 PM, Michel Boudreau
>>>>> <michelboudreau@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> ...I run the #flex channel on freenode.net and would like to  mention
>>>>> it on the
>>>>>> website for people looking for help with Flex.  We're a fairly  active
>>>>>> channel and the more people that join, the better the help.  It 
used to
>>>>> be
>>>>>> the "Unofficial Adobe Flex Channel"; maybe we can make it the  official
>>>>> one?..
>>>>>
>>>>> I think that's cool *but* people should remember that "if it didn't
>>>>> happen on the dev list it didn't happen".
>>>>>
>>>>> In other words, IRC is fine as the equivalent of a coffee machine  chat
>>>>> place, but no decisions should be made there, and as soon as a
>>>>> discussion becomes "important" (whatever that means) it should be
>>>>> reflected here.
>>>>>
>>>>> -Bertrand
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Michel Boudreau
>>>>
>>>> "If at first you don't succeed, use a bigger hammer." - Unofficial  motto
>>>> of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Michel Boudreau
>>>
>>> "If at first you don't succeed, use a bigger hammer." - Unofficial  
>>>  motto of
>>> the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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