From: Martin Wille (mw8329_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-07 18:49:21
Rene Rivera wrote:
> We currently have an "unofficial" IRC channel which, in some ways
> because of GSoC, is becoming more popular. Most times there's a good 1
> to 10 ratio of developers to users on the channel. So I'm proposing we
> make the IRC channel "official".
> OK, some of you may be asking: What's more official than posting a link
> to the channel on the website? It essentially means that some of the
> Boost developers become channel operators, and possibly that we enforce
> some rules on the channel, as we do on the lists.
> The technical aspect of this is finding an IRC network that we are
> willing to stick with. As opposed to know where it's either freenode or
> efnet. After some investigation it seems that freenode
> <http://freenode.net/> is the best choice for us. They provide the kind
> of group registration we would want
FWIW, the #boost channel on Freenode has been registered already three
years ago. IIUC, there's nothing to be done on Freenode. I can add
channel operators as needed.
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