Ubuntu IRC Council Access level in #ubuntu-devel

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Tue Feb 23 13:36:40 GMT 2010

I've added this to the agenda for today's Technical Board meeting (1500 UTC)
at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TechnicalBoardAgenda.  The agenda is a bit long,
and I'm not sure if we will get to it, but if you are available, it would be
great if you could be on IRC during the meeting.

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 01:13:12PM +0200, Jussi Schultink wrote:
> Hello All,
> Just a quick note regarding the UbuntuIrcCouncil nick's level of access in
> #ubuntu-devel.
> With the access lists now being managed through launchpad, (as discussed at
> UDS Dallas) we need to have the ability to manage the access lists all the
> core and core devel channels. Current operators with access list
> manipulation rights will retain this ability through being made admins of
> the LP groups.
> While we can manage to change this with no issues through freenode, it is
> always preferable to go through channel contacts, so as people are aware of
> changes. If one of you with +f or +F access in #ubuntu-devel (cjwatson,
> thom, mdz or keybuk) could please run the following IRC command:
> /msg chanserv flags #ubuntu-devel UbuntuIrcCouncil +votiAf
> You can see the Kubuntu devel email sent as explanation for this here:
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/kubuntu-devel/2010-January/003963.html
> The reasoning for the flags +votiAf is because a +f can only add flags that
> it possesses, and +votiA is freenode's own suggested op access level. (see:
> http://freenode.net/using_the_network.shtml ).
> We need this sorted by March 3, as that is when the expiry of operators in
> launchpad happens, and access lists may need to be manipulated.
> Thank you for your time
> Jussi Schultink and the IRC Council.

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 - mdz

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