Fedora Support channels Improvement ideas

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Tue Jun 24 09:48:54 UTC 2008

Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
>> On Monday, 23 June 2008 at 23:57, Colin Walters wrote:
>>> 2008/6/23 Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com>:
>>>> This weekend at Paul's State of Fedora talk at the end of the sessions
>>>> on Saturday, he mentioned several areas where Fedora really could
>>>> improve. One of these areas was the help that people get on the #fedora
>>>> irc channel.
>>> I think IRC is kind of fundamentally doomed because of the culture.
>> It's possible to keep small channels (<50 people) nice and civil, but
>> with more people, it's not really viable unless you have an op watching
>> at all times.
> What if there were #fedora-filesystems, #fedora-gnome, #fedora-sound,
> $fedora-$WHATEVER to focus the discussions & keep things a bit more
> manageable?  Or is that just many more tabs for the fedora-keepers to
> lurk in...

I work on the #fedora-java channel.  It's not perfect but ot does work.
Web forums are no substitute for immediate communication.


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