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Re: chat links

From: Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:52:56 -0700
Message-ID: <CABPs60EuJ2naS_hxEya-FiU6a=6Pu97Fm_ZFkRV6jKUvLGxnUQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julee <julee@adobe.com>
Cc: David Kirstein <frozenice@frozenice.de>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Since we explicitly direct them there to connect to the IRC for meetings, I
added a note to check the meeting details for an alternate channel.

On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 3:17 PM, Julee <julee@adobe.com> wrote:

> Hi, DougM: Oh, I see -- not-a-bug:
>
> Yes, the main room we want people to occupy is #webplatform. The meetings
> occur on a separate channel, which is listed on the meeting page (now,
> thanks to you). In general, we don't want to confuse the two channels:
> #webplatform is for getting help and sharing information on the content;
> #webplatform-site is for those who are working on the site and experience.
>
> Given that division, we want to first steps in the Ed_Guide to point to
> #webplatform, whereas each meeting designates their own channel, usually
> #webplatform-site.
>
> HTH
>
> J
> ----------------------------
> julee@adobe.com
> @adobejulee
>
> From: Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com>
> Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013 2:59 PM
> To: David Kirstein <frozenice@frozenice.de>
> Cc: julee <julee@adobe.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <
> public-webplatform@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: chat links
>
> Thanks for the bug report pointer, fro.  That covers it in detail.
>  Nothing to add.
>
> Julee -- In the "communicating with the team" content you quoted:
>
> Log in using a browser and ask the team questions
>> <http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=*#webplatform*> or use an irc
>> client
>> <
>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Editors_Guide/step_2_communicate_with
>> _the_online_community/irc_clients>. Log in to the IRC channel during
>> scheduled meetings
>> <http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Community/Meetings> or anytime you
>> want to share ideas or ask questions.
>
>
> The freenode link (2nd line, in bold) points to the #webplatform channel,
> but the Friday calls use #webplatform-site.
>
> Since I don't understand the difference between the two channels, it's
> hard for me to fix directly, but I assume that we would explicitly say
> something like the main channel is monitored 7x24, and the site channel is
> only monitored during meetings (and during those new community drop-in
> hours to be defined?).
>
> Do we have a link to archived meeting chats?
>
> DougM
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 2:40 PM, David Kirstein <frozenice@frozenice.de>
> wrote:
> > For the "CHAt" part see this bug:
> > https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19369
> >
> > -fro
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Doug May [mailto:intuedge@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Donnerstag, 28. März 2013 22:29
> > To: Julee
> > Cc: public-webplatform@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: chat links
> >
> > Take a closer look Julee.  That link points to the wrong channel for the
> > call.
> >
> > For the small T, think small-caps.  On the top nav bar, the T is
> > smaller than the CHA (hence my CHAt).
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 2:24 PM, Julee <julee@adobe.com> wrote:
> >> Hi, DougM:
> >>
> >> The link to the community meetings is in the Ed_Guide, after we give the
> >> host and channel, we say:
> >>
> >> Log in using a browser and ask the team questions
> >> <http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=#webplatform> or use an irc
> client
> >>
> > <
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Editors_Guide/step_2_communicate_with
> >> _the_online_community/irc_clients>. Log in to the IRC channel during
> >> scheduled meetings
> >> <http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Community/Meetings> or anytime
> you
> >> want to share ideas or ask questions.
> >>
> >> But if you think it needs to be elsewhere, go for it!
> >>
> >> As far as the lower-case "t", I didn't see to what you were referring.
> But
> >> it looks like Lea is updating the global nav, so you may have caught a
> >> glimpse in mid-stream.
> >>
> >> Thanks much for removing any barriers to communication!
> >>
> >> Regards.
> >>
> >> Julee
> >> ----------------------------
> >> julee@adobe.com
> >> @adobejulee
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com>
> >> Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013 2:12 PM
> >> To: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
> >> Subject: chat links
> >>
> >>>We have beaucoup chat links, but almost none mention that the Friday
> >>>calls use a different channel.  I upgraded the page for the call
> >>>agenda last week, but we need to propagate that to the editor's guide
> >>>step 2 and other places where we link to the chat.  I tried to
> >>>consistently offer both a direct webchat link, and a direct irc link,
> >>>and I think we should steer anyone not already using an irc client to
> >>>start with the webchat (since selecting, downloading, installing,
> >>>configuring, and learning an IRC client not only adds to the start-up
> >>>delay, but in many cases will start you on a side track of trying to
> >>>pick an IRC provider, and none of that is needed to get started, and
> >>>in most cases it offers no incremental value over webchat for a new
> >>>volunteer).
> >>>
> >>>I was lucky on my first call, because Chris Mills was on the main irc
> >>>channel as well as the one for the call, so he spotted my mis-landing
> >>>and redirected me, but when I came back a couple of weeks later, I
> >>>couldn't find anyone on the main channel who even knew what I was
> >>>asking about.
> >>>
> >>>For the styling nitpickers, what's causing the little T in CHAt on the
> >>>nav bar?
> >>>
> >>>DougM
> >>
> >>
> >
>
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