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Re: Debian's Freenode IRC channels

On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 02:08:16AM -0800, Erinn Clark wrote:
> Anyway, time passed, we changed our official servers, and a lot of users
> did not follow from freenode. 

Well, it should be said that also most of the operators decided to care
for both channels or stay on freenode.

> So that's the history, but since you're concerned with the present and
> future... I don't know what to tell you. As Vid says, anyone can create
> channels for anything there -- they are not officially sanctioned in any
> way, they are not officially supported, and very few official Debian
> types hang around there. 

Well, out of the 40 people on #debian-offtopic, around 10% are DDs, and
another 10-20% are known members of the Debian community.  So maybe the
problem is that having those people around there gives the channel some
sort of credibility it should not have (given that most of those people
in there just idle).


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