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From Michel Boudreau <michelboudr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: IRC Channel link on website?
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2012 22:29:08 GMT
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
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--- 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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