Ubuntu server and cloud IRC consolidation

Ahmed Kamal ahmed.kamal at canonical.com
Wed Aug 11 14:34:54 UTC 2010

On 08/09/2010 05:59 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

All suggested changes have been applied. I've changed topic on 
#ubuntu-cloud to remove the redirection to #ubuntu-server

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