[Mageia-discuss] Mageia IRC cloaks and @mageia.org email addresses

Sebastian sebsebseb sebsebseb_mageia at gmx.com
Sun Mar 4 20:40:01 CET 2012

Hi misc

Thanks for your reply :).

I think the sooner the IRC cloaks get sorted out, and the @mageia.org 
email addresses for all of the official teams the better.

 From Sebastian sebsebseb

On 04/03/12 15:53, Michael Scherer wrote:
> Le mardi 28 février 2012 à 01:00 +0000, Sebastian sebsebseb a écrit :
>> Hi
>> I have been meaning to email about the IRC cloaks for quite some time.
>> The Mageia Linux organisation has existed for over a year, but on IRC
>> none of the Mageia contributors have Mageia IRC cloaks. Ubuntu, Fedora,
>> OpenSuse, FSF, Wikipedia, (and of course Freenode,) but also many other
>> projects that have their channels on Freenode have IRC cloaks for their
>> project. Mageia still lacks this. I wonder why that is? Is the Mageia
>> organisation properly registered with Freenode yet?
> We sent several applications last year. I sent it twice, boklm did once,
> and olorin did too. Seek the meeting archive of council for this.
> I didn't received answers to mine, and didn't want to be too annoying
> with freenode staff who is likely already busy. I also didn't prioritize
> this as there is more important things than purely aestetic cloaks at
> least for me.
>> Who gets a IRC cloak and @mageia.org email address and why, is something
>> that I think should be discussed and sorted out as a project.
> For the email aliases, we already have started that at least 1 year ago.
> People and teams are stored in ldap, and there is a complete integration
> with our postfix setup.
> But there is ( and will not ) be a support for individual getting
> aliases. People should be recognized in a team first for that and this
> requires to contribute.
> Translators, sysadmins, packagers have organized themselves as a team
> for that, with elected people and so on. They decided among themselves
> the condition of admission in the team, and who get aliases.
> So feel free to help setting the missing teams ( the list is on the wiki
> ) if you want to make thing advance on this topic. Once the team will be
> running fine and tracked in ldap ( that's a non negociable technical
> condition ), and condition for entering the team and for getting aliases
> are set and are sane enough, we can start to give aliases.

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