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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: IRC Channel link on website?
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2012 22:52:38 GMT
I'm not liking it, and have no plans to use it.  I would think we would set
up a flex-user mailing list instead.


On 1/10/12 2:45 PM, "Tink" <flex@tink.ws> wrote:

> 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
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 

-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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