[Debian-eeepc-devel] Debian Wiki: What IRC server is correct?

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Aug 7 11:45:59 UTC 2008

Dear Ben,

Am Donnerstag, den 07.08.2008, 08:15 -0300 schrieb Ben Armstrong:
> On Wed, 06 Aug 2008 16:03:55 +0200
> Paul Menzel <paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> > Thanks, but which one should be documented, when for example the aliases
> > are changed to a different network? irc.debian.org?
> Not easy to answer.  I want people to know it is OFTC because they may
> already be on OFTC for other reasons.  If I say "irc.debian.org" they
> might not know where that points and think "oh no, not another network
> to join" ... therefore it is a disincentive to join.
> I also want people to know it is irc.debian.org because they should
> know we use the "officially blessed by Debian" irc network.  But that's
> a lesser concern ...

Indeed difficult.

> How about changing it to just say irc.oftc.net everywhere, then?  I
> think the irc.debian.org pointer is just for convenience when people
> are looking for us, and doesn't really add any value to mention.

I have another idea. We should mention both in the Contact us section
and refer from every other pages to this one. So updating would be
easier too. Maybe we should create an extra page for Contact?


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