What I miss a bit at the project

2013-03-20 Thread Raphael Bircher
Hi all At the old OpenOffice project we have had different IRC Channels. Same were more active then others, but we have had a load more activity then now. The fact, that not a load Apache Projects use IRC does not mean that we are not allowed to use IRC. We are not allowed to make dessisions

Re: What I miss a bit at the project

2013-03-20 Thread Louis Suárez-Potts
Hm. Why use #openoffice.org when, say, #openoffice or the like, would do? louis On 20 March 2013 09:28, Raphael Bircher r.birc...@gmx.ch wrote: Hi all At the old OpenOffice project we have had different IRC Channels. Same were more active then others, but we have had a load more activity then

Re: What I miss a bit at the project

2013-03-20 Thread Joost Andrae
Hi Rafael, as you know we had several channels on freenode.net #openoffice.org (user channel) #dev.openoffice.org (developer channel) #qa.openoffice.org (qa channel) +1 to use IRC and not to use tools like Google+ or Facebook or the like... I realy would like a more active IRC Channel. I

Re: What I miss a bit at the project

2013-03-20 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 9:28 AM, Raphael Bircher r.birc...@gmx.ch wrote: Hi all At the old OpenOffice project we have had different IRC Channels. Same were more active then others, but we have had a load more activity then now. The fact, that not a load Apache Projects use IRC does not mean

Re: What I miss a bit at the project

2013-03-20 Thread Phillip Rhodes
IRC is great and all, and I'm all for having as many channels as people feel a need for. Just keep in mind that the ASF approach to projects is to ensure that decision making is done in public and very openly. I think the implication of that is that most discussion that leads directly to a

Re: What I miss a bit at the project

2013-03-20 Thread Rob Weir
On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 11:19 AM, Phillip Rhodes motley.crue@gmail.com wrote: IRC is great and all, and I'm all for having as many channels as people feel a need for. Just keep in mind that the ASF approach to projects is to ensure that decision making is done in public and very openly.

Re: What I miss a bit at the project

2013-03-20 Thread Phillip Rhodes
Well said, Rob. I should have been more explicit in explaining that when I say decision making I mean big decisions for some value of big. It's a little bit subjective and will always be a judgment call, but I think your example is perfect. How to fix the broken build can absolutely be done on

RE: What I miss a bit at the project

2013-03-20 Thread Dennis E. Hamilton
[mailto:motley.crue@gmail.com] Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 08:19 To: dev@openoffice.apache.org Subject: Re: What I miss a bit at the project IRC is great and all, and I'm all for having as many channels as people feel a need for. Just keep in mind that the ASF approach to projects is to ensure

Re: What I miss a bit at the project

2013-03-20 Thread Phillip Rhodes
. But it is not a panacea. - Dennis -Original Message- From: Phillip Rhodes [mailto:motley.crue@gmail.com] Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 08:19 To: dev@openoffice.apache.org Subject: Re: What I miss a bit at the project IRC is great and all, and I'm all for having as many channels

Re: What I miss a bit at the project

2013-03-20 Thread Raphael Bircher
Hi Phil Am 20.03.13 16:19, schrieb Phillip Rhodes: IRC is great and all, and I'm all for having as many channels as people feel a need for. Just keep in mind that the ASF approach to projects is to ensure that decision making is done in public and very openly. I think the implication of that