[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [SLOBS] Meeting Reminder
sumitsrisumit at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 18:51:11 EDT 2018
I'd like to propose joining IRC as a GCI task, since it's slightly
complicated as of now and they are newcomers to open source.
On Fri, 5 Oct 2018, 4:11 am Samson Goddy, <samsongoddy at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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>
>> 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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