[UbuntuWomen] Hello :)

Liz liz at debian.co.nz
Wed Nov 5 21:03:51 UTC 2008

Elizabeth Bevilacqua wrote:
> I want to encourage anyone who has had trouble with IRC in the past to
> join #ubuntu-women and say hello. We specifically try to be easy on
> new folks and help ease people into the main Ubuntu channels - and
> it's also a great place to say "Hey, someone said $this in another
> channel, how should I react?" There are a lot of misunderstandings on
> IRC, and problems can escalate very quickly, so it's useful to have
> others to bounce things off of, I've been using IRC for a decade now
> and even I need some perspective sometimes.
Excellent idea!
I have seen many misunderstandings before and its not always pretty :)

> And I wrote one a while back specifically for getting on #ubuntu-women
> on freenode:
> http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/Courses/IRC/
> (even includes an etiquette section, which is useful all over IRC)
Woo excellent, Just what the Doctor ordered :)

Liz (The other Liz!)
> Cheers,

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