Communication

We use IRC as our primary communication during summer training and it also a main communication medium for many FOSS projects.

How to use IRC?

Read how to register your nickname.

Register your nickname

Remember to register your nickname, you can follow this guide.

Rules to follow

Be nice to others.

Always type full English words, no sms speak in any FOSS communications. That means no more ‘u’ or ‘r’, instead type ‘you’ or ‘are’.

Though are few sort forms which are acceptable in IRC.

Short Form Full Form
brb Be right back
iirc If I remember correctly

For more Abbreviations Commonly Used on IRC.

Mailing list

Please join in our mailing list. Remember not to do top post but only reply inline. To avoid top post use E-mail client (Thunderbird, Evolution).

  • Top post reply:

    Hello,
    
    Please refer to <http://dgplug.org/irclogs/2014/session01-welcomeandcommunication.txt>
    for yesterday's training logs.
    
    The timing of the today's class is 06:30 P.M. (IST).
    
    Bar
    
    -- Foo<foo at gmail.com> wrote:
    > i have missed the yesterday's training class.
    > Where can i get the yesterday class's log?
    > What is the timing of the today's class?
    
  • Inline reply:

    Hello,
    
    -- Foo<foo at gmail.com> wrote:
    > i have missed the yesterday's training class.
    > Where can i get the yesterday class's log?
    
    Please refer to <http://dgplug.org/irclogs/2014/session01-welcomeandcommunication.txt>
    for yesterday's training logs.
    
    > What is the timing of the today's class?
    
    The timing of the today's class is 06:30 P.M. (IST).
    
    Bar
    

Rules for the sessions

  • Do not speak when the session is going on.
  • If you have a question type ! and wait for your turn.
  • Try to come online 5 minutes before the session starts.
  • Address people by their IRC nick.
  • Do not use sir and madam.

How to ask a question?

First read this document. Remember to search in google and then only ask.

More logs to read