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From Tink <f...@tink.ws >
Subject Re: IRC Channel link on website?
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2012 22:52:12 GMT
eeeerrr i dunno ;)


On 10 Jan 2012, at 22:48, Michael Schmalle wrote:

> 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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