[UbuntuWomen] Ubuntu-women IRC channel discussion

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 19:03:22 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 12:54 PM, Elizabeth Krumbach <lyz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 12:43 PM, Akkana Peck <akkana at shallowsky.com> wrote:
>> If the purpose of the channel is deemed to be discussion of official
>> business of the U-W project, then the TV panel may be more appropriate.
>> But I'd miss the friendly coffee room discussions.
> You put your finger on the crux of the issue.
> We are both a project channel and a social channel that serves the
> goals of the project through this socialization (being social there
> has helped a lot of women become more comfortable with being social
> elsewhere in the project). The project discussion is important and
> probably should be shared, but one can argue that socialization
> probably shouldn't be.

This is why I made the suggestion that we have separate social and
project channels and only publicly log the project channel.  That'd be
where meetings and "oh hey can we do this thing to help encourage
such-and-such activity?" type discussion would go.

Mackenzie Morgan
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