IRC channel listing

Eirik Nygaard eirikn at
Mon Jul 12 14:44:26 PDT 2004

On Mon, Jul 12, 2004 at 10:28:42PM +0100, Liam J. Foy wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2004 at 02:22:06PM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> > 
> > :I don't think IRC should be mentioned at all. If we are just a little cranky one
> > :day that might scare of several users. They should anyway learn to read for then
> > :self and use the mailing lists. Both those options are a lot better than IRC. I
> > :think we all know how heated things might get.
> > :
> > :-- 
> > :Eirik Nygaard
> > :eirikn at xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > 
> >     I agree.  IRC should not be mentioned, or only mentioned in passing.
> > 
> >     If we wanted to support irc officially I suppose we could setup our own
> >     irc server. 
> > 
> > 					-Matt
> > 					Matthew Dillon 
> > 					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I believe this could more than likely cause more problems, time and 
> effort than just mentioning the fact that they do exist.

Those who already do IRC will probably look for a DragonFly channel themself. So
letting them know about the channel will probably not help them, and will most
likely cause more people to come and want free help without trying to learn on
their own, and having them try and fail on their own is what we want right?

Eirik Nygaard
eirikn at xxxxxxxxxxxx

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