Packaging Guidelines discussions

James Westby jw+debian at
Thu Mar 27 15:11:54 PDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-03-27 at 23:01 +0100, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> Fine for me, im in there now, and set it up together with madduck. And
> will add more people when they join and request it (and are known from
> this list :) ).
> And yes, the ## is better than a # channel, due to freenode policy.
> Channels with one # only are so-called Primary Channels - "... are reserved
> for participating groups and organizations based on their legal or
> informal claim to the associated name or name prefix."
> ## channels are "Topical or reference channels names, formatted with two
> leading hash marks (##), are allocated on a first-come, first-serve
> basis to unofficial groups wishing to"

Thanks to you both.

The name of the channel matters even less than the network for me,
so let's make it ##distros.

I'll send a separate mail shortly to get the ball rolling for an IRC
meeting in two weeks time.



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