Ubuntu server and cloud IRC consolidation

Khairul Aizat Kamarudzzaman fenris at ubuntu.com
Mon Aug 9 15:37:07 UTC 2010

agreed with the ideas ... +1 from me


Khairul Aizat Kamarudzzaman
fenris at ubuntu.com

On Aug 9, 2010, at 10:59 PM, Ahmed Kamal wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I've been thinking about ways to grow the Ubuntu server and cloud 
> communities. As it stands, I think there is a bit of fragmentation in 
> the server and cloud related IRC channels. Since active and 
> knowledgeable IRC community members are a valuable resource, I think it 
> is beneficial to consolidate channels. Here's what I think could help
> I suggest that #Ubuntu-virt be closed, and all traffic and new joines 
> force-redirected to #ubuntu-server.
> Similarly, that #Ubuntu-ec2 and #Ubuntu-ensemble be closed and all 
> traffic and new joins force-redirected to #ubuntu-cloud.
> Thus:
>  1) Development discussion happens in #ubuntu-devel
>     * e.g. packaging, patching, debugging, development, etc.
>  2) Traditional server discussion happens in #ubuntu-server
>     * e.g. running Ubuntu on your server hardware or in a virtual 
> machine, getting it installed, configuration/management of services,
> virtualization, etc.
>  3) New-age cloud server discussion happens in #ubuntu-cloud
>     * e.g. running UEC private clouds, running Ubuntu in EC2, cloud 
> work loads, ensemble cloud magic, etc.
> When someone /join #ubuntu-ec2, they're plopped right into #ubuntu-cloud 
> (and the same for the other consolidated channels).
> Would love to hear your feedback
> Kind Regards
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