[Mageia-discuss] IRC community channels - need a ruling from the board

andré andr55 at laposte.net
Sun Oct 10 06:16:55 CEST 2010

Patricia Fraser a écrit :
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> Hi Thorsten,
>> As already mentioned in this thread. We have to differentiate between
>> the language code and the country code. Both are standardized by the
>> ISO. The German language code for example is 'de' where the country
>> code ... hmmm if I look at the ISO 3166 the country code is DE too.
>> But nevertheless, what I want to say is, that an IRC Channel per
>> language is usefull but a channel per country is useless (IMHO). So
>> we should focus at the language code, if there is a need of a
>> standardization.
> Um... no, that's exactly the opposite of why the question was asked.
> The UK (or GB) channel was opened *specifically* for local
> support/action/events, not primarily for language support, so we *do*
> want a locality/geographically-based channel identifier.
> Some other folks want language-based channel identifiers.
> Seems like we need a scheme that would incorporate both types of
> identifier, and maybe some explanation of the identifiers on the
> blog/chanserv/whatever.
> Also we've noted that we don't have a structure for naming ops and
> granting privileges and so forth - need to think about that before the
> trolls turn up.
> Cheers,
> - -- 
> Patricia Fraser
Why not use en-UK ?
That way no confusion/conflict for anyone, and your channel is grouped 
with other english-speaking channels.
And it matches localisation identification format already used.
Just a suggestion ...

- André (andre999)

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