Freenode #nginx (IRC channel): needs owner (halp please, Igor)

Michael Shadle mike503 at
Tue Feb 2 13:14:36 MSK 2010

One (some) of us will manage it. You won't have to worry. I think they  
filled out the form though and Cliff is working on it.

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On Feb 2, 2010, at 2:09 AM, Igor Sysoev <igor at> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 01, 2010 at 02:07:06PM -0800, merlin corey wrote:
>> Some IRC related issues and prospective ways to solve them for
>> community input and requiring the final sign off from Igor himself --
>> With the new release today, various people attempted to update the
>> topic (in which we keep the most recent version numbers) only to find
>> they COULD NOT update the topic.
>> 08:32 < jbergstroem> wtf +t nowadays? :(
>> 08:32 < jbergstroem> is there even someone with +o flag in here? :)
>> I wondered why, and it wasn't long before I found that apparently
>> freenode completely died at some point and our channel had no one in
>> it, as it was recreated:
>> 13:25 -!- Channel #nginx created Fri Jan 29 23:48:24 2010
>> So, I ventured into the freenode staff channel (shudder).  What they
>> told me was that everyone needed to leave (hahaha), we could move to
>> ##nginx unofficial channel (hahaha), or we could fill out the group
>> request form and get the channel registered.
>> I know Igor doesn't use IRC (or at least I haven't noticed him :P) so
>> I would be totally understanding if Igor didn't run to go fill out
>> their stupid form.  They DID say that someone else could fill out the
>> form and include an email address to contact for authorization of  
>> said
>> person to represent the project...
>> So, personally, if he would be wanting to take it on, I think mdounin
>> (Maxim) should own #nginx on freenode as he has been around the
>> longest and is closest to Igor.  If not, I would volunteer as well
>> (since I'm an IRC addict and am always around in one way or another).
>> Finally, if neither of us were willing or acceptable, I would be
>> suggest mshadle (Mike) because he has been around a while as well and
>> is almost as addicted to IRC as me.
>> Community thoughts?
>> Igor's thoughts?
>> Excerpts from staff channel:
>> 13:32 < lstarnes> it would be better to ask for permission before  
>> doing it
>> 13:32 < merlincorey> agree
>> 13:32 < merlincorey> that's why I said I was starting chatter on the
>> mailing list ;)
>> 13:34 < merlincorey> ok so to sum up; to fix modes there either
>> everyone must leave and then I register it, or I must go through
>> official channels and then can become owner (whether its me or  
>> mdounin
>> or someone else doesn't matter just using pronoun)
>> 13:34 < lstarnes> correct
>> 13:34 < merlincorey> alright thanks a lot
>> 13:34 < lstarnes> or you can move to ##nginx if it isn't official
>> In the meantime...
>> 13:39 -!- mode/#nginx [-t] by OperServ
>> 13:40 < Tabmow> merlincorey: there you go. it should suffice until  
>> you
>> get the GRF filed :)
> I was on some Russian IRC channels in 1997-99, however, now I use it  
> seldom
> only to have a talk with some people. I can fill the form (what ?),  
> but
> I can not manage the channel.
> -- 
> Igor Sysoev
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