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Re: public IRC channel during the symposium

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 12:38:55 +0200
Message-ID: <4FE056BF.1050500@w3.org>
To: Yeliz Yesilada <yyeliz@metu.edu.tr>
CC: Peter Thiessen <thiessenp@acm.org>, simon.harper@manchester.ac.uk, RDWG <public-wai-rd@w3.org>
OK, excellent. I've softly announced that on the symposium page:
  - <http://www.w3.org/WAI/RD/2012/mobile/>

Best,
   Shadi


On 19.6.2012 12:34, Yeliz Yesilada wrote:
> I also think it is a good idea.
>
> Regards,
> Yeliz.
> On 19 Jun 2012, at 13:17, Peter Thiessen wrote:
>
>> Worth a try and may let a few people who weren't able to sign up for
>> the call in time a channel to participate.
>>
>> cheers,
>> +peter
>>
>>
>> On 19 June 2012 11:23, Simon Harper <simon.harper@manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I think this is a good idea - I'll be the IRC person so I'm happy to sort it
>>> out.
>>>
>>> cheers
>>>
>>> Si.
>>>
>>> PS I check my email at 08:00 and 17:00 GMT. If you require a faster response
>>> please include the word 'fast' in the subject line.
>>>
>>> =======================
>>> Simon Harper
>>> http://simon.harper.name/about/card/
>>>
>>> University of Manchester (UK)
>>> Web Ergonomics Lab - Information Management Group
>>> http://wel.cs.manchester.ac.uk
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 19/06/2012 09:56, Shadi Abou-Zahra wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi Simon, Yeliz, Peter, and all,
>>>>
>>>> I recall having discussed providing an IRC channel for the symposium
>>>> attendees but did we agree on making this public to everyone too?
>>>>
>>>> Pro: it allows anyone interested to actively participate, even when they
>>>> don't have phone access (the live captions will be public);
>>>>
>>>> Con: it can be difficult to manage, especially if we have "chatty" people
>>>> in the chat room (occasionally also offensive people btw).
>>>>
>>>> Suggestion: we could try it out this time but not announce it too broadly
>>>> (only have the information on the symposium page for these people who
>>>> actually visit it during the symposium), but this would still require some
>>>> attention of the symposium chairs to track the questions and comments raised
>>>> during the discussion.
>>>>
>>>> What do people think, especially the symposium chairs?
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>>   Shadi
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
>

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Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
Activity Lead, W3C/WAI International Program Office
Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG)
Research and Development Working Group (RDWG)
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