[IAEP] [SLOBS] Meeting Reminder
samsongoddy at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 18:41:07 EDT 2018
I don't know if this will solve the problem... But Zulip is a good chat
platform. Currently using it on my project, the community behind it host
open source orgs for free. It is light, but not as light as what we use.
On Thu, Oct 4, 2018, 11:36 PM Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> I put instructions on how to register on Freenode in the wiki (as part of
> a landing page for every GCI task.) I am assuming people will be able to
> manage. As for SLOB meetings, the regulars also should be able to manage.
> (We've discussed before about using Sugar chat -- dogfooding -- for our
> meetings. I'd be game.)
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 6:33 PM James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>> At the moment the issue with Freenode requires all of us to register
>> before we can speak.
>> This impacts new people. It makes their joining as complicated as any
>> other service with registration requirements.
>> As D. Joe has observed, if we had our people watching, we could notice
>> new people to let them speak. We would need to enable this, and somehow
>> cover the different time zones. As we don’t have enough coverage now to
>> answer the simplest questions from the people we have, we would need some
>> commitment. That would be the next step in that plan.
>> I don’t know of any other service we could use that doesn’t require some
>> sort of registration.
>> We might set up an IRC server ourselves, but then we take on the defence
>> problem that Freenode does for us.
>> We do have a Jabber server, but I don’t know if it has been attacked in
>> the same way.
>> On 5 Oct 2018, at 07:38, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We will be meeting tomorrow (Friday, 5 October) at 20UTC  (4PM in
>> Boston) on irc.freenode.net #sugar-meeting (See ).
>> Note that there has been a SPAM issue on Freenode of late (See the email
>> from James I have forwarded below). We should discuss potential solutions.
>> Also on the agenda:
>> * GSoC travel
>> * GCI 2018
>> * [your topic here]
>>  https://www.worldtimeserver.com/convert_time_in_UTC.aspx
>>  https://webchat.freenode.net/
>> Walter Bender
>> Sugar Labs
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> Walter Bender
> Sugar Labs
> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
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