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Re: Fedora Support channels Improvement ideas



On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 5:11 PM, Eric Sandeen <sandeen redhat com> wrote:
> Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
>> On Monday, 23 June 2008 at 23:57, Colin Walters wrote:
>>> 2008/6/23 Kevin Fenzi <kevin scrye com>:
>>>
>>>> This weekend at Paul's State of Fedora talk at the end of the sessions
>>>> on Saturday, he mentioned several areas where Fedora really could
>>>> improve. One of these areas was the help that people get on the #fedora
>>>> irc channel.
>>>
>>> I think IRC is kind of fundamentally doomed because of the culture.
>>
>> It's possible to keep small channels (<50 people) nice and civil, but
>> with more people, it's not really viable unless you have an op watching
>> at all times.
>
> What if there were #fedora-filesystems, #fedora-gnome, #fedora-sound,
> $fedora-$WHATEVER to focus the discussions & keep things a bit more
> manageable?  Or is that just many more tabs for the fedora-keepers to
> lurk in...


That seems the most feasible solution to me. Java applets to connect
to an appropriate channel from the fedora website would also be useful
(to ease the barrier to entry)


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