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Re: IRC tutorial - can only be accessed by members

From: Marja Koivunen <marja@annotea.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 18:57:45 -0500
Message-ID: <43D02779.5020803@annotea.org>
To: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
CC: "Ralph R. Swick" <swick@w3.org>

Just that you know: I cannot access the tutorial and there may be others 
too.
But maybe that's intentional and I can live without it anyway.

Marja

Pat Hayes wrote:

>
>> At 04:59 PM 1/18/2006 -0500, Brian Gilman wrote:
>>
>>> Hello Everyone,
>>>
>>>    Here is a great IRC tutorial:
>>>
>>  >   http://www.ircbeginner.com/ircinfo/tutorials.html
>>
>> "great" as in "big", apparently :)
>>
>> One of the things that distinguishes communities is in how they
>> use the tools available to them.
>>
>> In the W3C community we don't tend to use irc abbreviations or
>> colored irc text.  We use plain language (well, plain Web geekeze :).
>
>
> FWIW, IMO, FAQ and ASAP are used, and Ive seen the occasional LOL.
>
>> We have developed over time some additional conventions
>
>
> One of the handiest, IMO, is +1 meaning "I hereby go on record to say 
> that support/agree with/endorse what was just said/written", and -1 to 
> record the opposite. This is often used for strawpolls, etc.. It 
> allows for things like +0.5 and -1.5 to express nuanced opinions and 
> strong views without shouting.
>
> Pat
>
>> that
>> help to make the log of an irc channel more useful as a permanent
>> record of a conversation.  We've tried to document the [1]important
>> irc conventions.
>>
>>    [1] http://www.w3.org/Project/IRC/#TeamIRCConventions
>>
>> -Ralph
>
>
>
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