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RE: chat links

From: David Kirstein <frozenice@frozenice.de>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 22:40:14 +0100
To: "'Doug May'" <intuedge@gmail.com>, "'Julee'" <julee@adobe.com>
Cc: <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-ID: <005801ce2bfc$d5e79500$81b6bf00$@frozenice.de>
For the "CHAt" part see this bug:


-----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

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
> _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
>>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?

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