[Foundation-l] Proposed guidelines in our IRC channels

Robert Scott Horning robert_horning at netzero.net
Thu Oct 12 17:57:43 UTC 2006

Birgitte SB wrote:

>I really do think your suggestion that  that "the
>people who run the channels organise themselves to
>agree on the rules for the benefit of all, and enforce
>them according to the parts of the rules that detail
>that"  is a good one.  However I do not know that the
>people who run the channels subscribe to this list, if
>anyone runs them at all.  Before you do anything to
>start organize the writing of these rules, you first
>need to identify who are "the people who run the
>channels" or aleast identify all the channels.
>Regarding the list of IRC channels on en.WP the
>correct title is [[en:Wikipedia:IRC channels]]
>I do not believe this nomenclature is standardized
>enough that you can guess where all the channels are
>based off of that list and langauge codes.  And the
>list may be considered good by wikipedia users but I
>find it very limited as far as other projects.  
>Birgitte SB
I would have to agree that this list is far from complete in terms of 
what is being done with other Wikimedia projects, as I know of at least 
four other channels frequented by Wikibooks users that are not listed.

I completely agree with all that Birgitte wrote in this reply.

Robert Scott Horning

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