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Bug#382721: developers-reference: irc.debian.org has changed

tags 382721 +patch

Patch applies against CVS HEAD as of Thu Nov  2 21:06:54 GMT 2006.

Jon Dowland
This patch updates section 4.2 "IRC Channels" of the
Developer's Reference to describe the situation since the
move to OFTC as described here:
                               Jon Dowland <jon@alcopop.org>
                                Thu Nov  2 21:06:18 GMT 2006

diff -u -r1.71 common.ent
--- common.ent	26 Dec 2005 11:13:32 -0000	1.71
+++ common.ent	2 Nov 2006 20:58:59 -0000
@@ -127,6 +127,7 @@
 <!ENTITY url-u.s.-export "http://www.bxa.doc.gov/Encryption/PubAvailEncSourceCodeNofify.html";>
 <!ENTITY url-notification-of-export "http://www.bxa.doc.gov/Encryption/";>
 <!ENTITY url-openprojects "http://www.freenode.net/";>
+<!ENTITY url-oftc "http://www.oftc.net/oftc/";>
 <!-- Debian email addresses -->
 <!ENTITY email-listmaster "<email>listmaster@&lists-host;</email>">
Index: developers-reference.sgml
RCS file: /cvs/debian-doc/ddp/manuals.sgml/developers-reference/developers-reference.sgml,v
retrieving revision 1.291
diff -u -r1.291 developers-reference.sgml
--- developers-reference.sgml	17 Jul 2006 21:07:28 -0000	1.291
+++ developers-reference.sgml	2 Nov 2006 20:59:05 -0000
@@ -560,10 +560,9 @@
       <sect id="irc-channels">IRC channels
 Several IRC channels are dedicated to Debian's development. They are mainly
-hosted on the <url id="&url-openprojects;" name="freenode"> network
-(previously known as Open Projects Network).
-The <tt>irc.debian.org</tt> DNS entry is an alias to
+hosted on the <url id="&url-oftc;" name="Open and free technology community
+(OFTC)"> network.  The <tt>irc.debian.org</tt> DNS entry is an alias to
 The main channel for Debian in general is <em>#debian</em>. This is a large,
 general-purpose channel where users can find recent news in the topic and
@@ -603,19 +602,8 @@
 French speaking people interested in Debian's development.
 Channels dedicated to Debian also exist on other IRC networks, notably on
-the <url name="Open and free technology community (OFTC)"
-id="http://www.oftc.net/";> IRC network.
-	<p>
-To get a cloak on freenode, you send J&ouml;rg Jaspert &lt;joerg@debian.org&gt;
-a signed mail where you tell what your nick is.
-Put "cloak" somewhere in the Subject: header.
-The nick should be registered:
-<url id="http://freenode.net/faq.shtml#nicksetup"; name="Nick Setup Page">.
-The mail needs to be signed by a key in the Debian keyring.
-Please see
-<url id="http://freenode.net/faq.shtml#projectcloak"; name="Freenodes documentation">
-for more information about cloaks.
+the <url id="&url-openprojects;" name="freenode"> IRC network, which was 
+pointed at by the <tt>irc.debian.org</tt> alias until 4th June 2006.
       <sect id="doc-rsrcs">Documentation

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