[UbuntuWomen] ubuntu-women IRC channel to become a Ubuntu core channel - why?

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Tue Feb 16 19:08:19 GMT 2010

On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 12:45, Elizabeth Krumbach <lyz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 8:26 AM, Myriam Schweingruber <myriam at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> What is the rationale behind that request
> The IRCCouncil and several core ops within the Ubuntu namespace have
> been on the access list for years and we still add new ones regularly
> to help with troll control. This wasn't really a decision that we've
> discussed formally with the whole team, but rather a policy that we've
> had in place to keep the environment troll-free by giving trusted
> folks within the community the ability to help when none of our
> members are around (this does still happen sometimes). As a core
> channel we'd be able to have all the core ops added to help
> automatically so we won't keep having to add them manually.

While the above is true.... we still need to
#0. define and refine the processes within UW, and
#1. discuss why UW needs to be a part of the core Ubuntu community.

#0 could be achieved by keeping the list in the loop and iirc this was
not even discussed on irc #ubuntu-women after a request was added on
18 Jan 2010.  https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IRC/IrcCouncil/MeetingAgenda

As for trolls on #ubuntu-women, lets start by handing out op status to
more long-time UW members. yes, i'm volunteering and also proposing
the following nicks for ops on irc : Akk, Shiny, Sharrow, Mamarok,
Valorie, MichelleQ. These were the nicks I recognize definitively as
female, so apologies for unintentionally missing out any names/nicks.
Please feel free to self-nominate yourself here or in a separate
thread. If you are in a different timezone than the rest of us, we
definitely need your help.

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