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Re: chat links

From: Julee <julee@adobe.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:01:52 -0700
To: Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com>
CC: David Kirstein <frozenice@frozenice.de>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CD7A1907.63DB0%julee@adobe.com>
Thanks! J

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julee@adobe.com
@adobejulee

From:  Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com>
Date:  Thursday, March 28, 2013 3:52 PM
To:  julee <julee@adobe.com>
Cc:  David Kirstein <frozenice@frozenice.de>, "public-webplatform@w3.org"
<public-webplatform@w3.org>
Subject:  Re: chat links

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
>>> >>
>>> >>
>> >
Received on Thursday, 28 March 2013 23:03:23 UTC

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