Introduction emails (was Re: BugZappers Meeting Recap for 2009-03-03)

TK009 john.brown009 at
Wed Mar 11 16:41:13 UTC 2009

Matej Cepl wrote:
> On 2009-03-05, 03:52 GMT, John Poelstra wrote:
>> o Bonus points: IRC nick (if you do not use IRC... it may be 
>> difficult to get sustainable help if you do not, but that 
>> should not be an immediate barrier)
> More a provocation than a serious question -- don't we want being 
> oriented on non-programmers use Jabber MUC instead of IRC? Cost 
> for us is minimal (there is always bitlbee, if irssi is the only 
> client you use) and it might be more accessible for 
> non-programmers. Just a weird thought.
> Matej
What I know of Jabber MUC is what I read off the site, which means very 
little. No compelling reason jumped out at me as to why I would want to 
use jabber over irc. Can you tell me why jabber is a better choice over irc?


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