UbuntuLiveChatSupport testing.

Joel Bryan Juliano joelbryan.juliano at gmail.com
Sun Apr 30 12:04:47 BST 2006

It's a way to bring local Ubuntu users together, w/c I think it's a good

On 4/30/06, Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> wrote:
> Op za, 29-04-2006 te 13:45 +0800, schreef Joel Bryan T. Juliano:
> > * The user's automated buddy list also improve, the localized channels
> > are now added, and #ubuntu and #ubuntu-<locale> have a group called
> > "Auto-join Default".
> I and at least three other people told you on the wiki page that this is
> *not* a good idea...
> > I don't think #ubuntu-<country code> is the right way to go for
> > localisation. For example, #ubuntu-be is not a support channel;
> > support for Dutch, French & German speaking people in Belgium is in
> > #ubuntu-nl, #ubuntu-fr & #ubuntu-de respectively, while the Belgian
> > channel is for the coordination of Ubuntu-related activities in
> > Belgium. --JanClaeys
> > The same goes for Switzerland. The support channels should be
> > organized by language, not nationality nor location. --TormodVolden
> > JeromeGotangco: We don't have a graphical IRC client on the default
> > install with the exception of GAIM, hence the specification. There is
> > also irssi, but that is terminal-driven. +1 with JanClaeys on the
> > country code issue. We could still consider the country code, but
> > perhaps for locoteam concerns rather than support? Some of the codes
> > are not even active, so might as well trim it, for exaple, -kr doesn't
> > exist for korea - its actually -ko :)
> > [who wrote this?] Additionally, I've asked the people on the spanish
> > channel for their opinion and some of them have told me that it's not
> > a support channel and that they are concerned that people will enter
> > the channel without even taking a look at the guide, expecting to get
> > a satifactory answer as soon as they ask and some might even complain
> > if they don't get it.
> I also gave a possible solution:
> > I think the best way to do l10n would be to have a gettext
> > "translateable" string that contains one or more channels to show
> > (e.g. CSV-formatted or something similar). That way local teams can
> > decide for themselves how to organize their channels... --JanClaeys
> Looking at the descriptions on the wiki page and in this changelog, it
> seems like people in search for support will still be dropped in
> non-support channels?  Sorry, but this is just plain counter-productive
> and it will also give a bad impression when people get dropped into the
> wrong channel...
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