[Foundation-l] IRC Group Contacts

Pedro Sanchez pdsanchez at gmail.com
Wed May 16 00:04:58 UTC 2007

On 5/15/07, Casey Brown <cbrown1023 at comcast.net> wrote:
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IRC_Group_Contacts
> This is not a concern about the quality of the contacts' work, which is
> fantastic, but rather the fact that we have only two people in this role and
> their availability is sometimes limited.  We currently only have two
> contacts, but sometimes their other Wikimedia and real-life commitments
> create delays.
> We also have to look at the nature of the job itself and the size of our IRC
> network.  The job entails setting up cloaks and coordinating the Wikimedia
> Foundation and its users with the Freenode staff.  Handing out cloaks itself
> is a rather labor-intensive process and there are many that need to be done.
> Sean is rather inactive and while he always replies, it is sometimes days
> later.
> For a group as large as Wikimedia, I believe we need at least 4 or 5 active
> contacts.  The Foundation and the community need to figure whether or not we
> do need more contacts and, if so, who we want these users to be.
> Casey Brown
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Well, I asked last year about volunteering as a group contact (to
jamesF and to essjay which were the active IRC contacts at the time),
but I never got a word back. So I offer my help again, in case it's

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