[Pharo-project] IRC channel reminder

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Sat Dec 13 14:57:54 EST 2008

Now I do not use IRC because when I have few moments to work I tend to  
do it concentrated 100%
>>> Hello everyone,
>>> For those who would have missed my email, you might be interested to
>>> know that we have an IRC channel on server irc.freenode.net, #pharo-
>>> project
>>> So get an IRC client and /join #pharo-project.
>> You need to take into account that IRC can be quite some time-waster
>> and that therefore some people might not be able to attent that  
>> often.
> I don't believe IRC can be a time waster at all. I think it is
> one of the better ways to develop goodwill inside the community.
> People tend to be somewhat impressed when they casually mention
> a problem on irc and a developer can fix it in 5 minutes, and
> tell them how to load the fix, and get some immediate feedback.
> This happened very many times in the development of MC.
> Keith and I use IRC to do pair programming and hash out ideas
> all the time. We do this in public so that anyone can join in
> and offer ideas
> -- 
> Matthew Fulmer -- http://mtfulmer.wordpress.com/
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