Re: Proposed General Resolution : IRC as a Debian communication channel
>>"Raphael" == Raphael Hertzog <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Raphael> The fact is that Debian is not in charge of it. But it's a common
Raphael> gathering place for many Debian developers ...
I am certain many Bay area restaurants in silicon valley may
also qualify. But that does not give Debian the right to determine
policy for the restaurant.
Raphael> As such, I think that this channel is "official" enough to be
Raphael> a representative part of Debian.
I see little to back up this opinion (unless you want to
include restaurants and bars etc, which may also qualify as
being gathering places for Debian developers)
Raphael> And when a contributor get kicked from debian-devel, he does
Raphael> certainly feel like being rejected by the developer
Raphael> community (and probably won't get back soon to helping
Then tell the kicked developer to reallign his feeling of
displacement, despair, and rejection, and redirect them towards the
OPN and their representative, the channel op.
>> By all means go and talk to openprojects people and have them
>> put forth a policy governing the channels on their network.
Raphael> They already have guidelines ... strictly speaking they have not been
Raphael> always followed in #debian-devel. But they are only guidelines ...
So talk to the OPN folks that their guidelines are being
ignored. How does a GR help?
Raphael> They OPN people certainly don't have to decide what's good for each
Why not? It is their server and network.
Raphael> It's up to us to resolve the problem.
Why do we need to resolve problems external to the project?
Shall we ask the california court systems to let go a debian
developer, and that we shall handle his case? How does Debian have
any control here?
Raphael> We tried on -private, nothing came out.
I refuse to violate the privacy if -private here.
Raphael> Now I've launched a general resolution so that we can take a
Raphael> final decision and stop loosing time with such stupid issues.
I think we are wasting even more time and resources here, but
be that as it may.
Raphael> And if you read my answer to Anthony in this thread, you'll see that
Raphael> another simple solution is possible...
So your GR was a first resort, without exploring these other
I've already told you more than I know.
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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