AW: [Mapbender-dev] IRC on freenode #mapbender

Samson, Marko Marko.Samson at
Fri Jul 7 04:17:18 EDT 2006

It was impossible for me to connect to the irc (ports blocked).
Whats the fruit of the irc?
Are there some new facts that everyone should know? What about a litttle roundup of the IRC for the devlist?


PS: How does it work with the html-client?

Marko Samson
Landesbetrieb Wald und Holz
Referat I-5
Albrecht-Thaer-Straße 34
48147 Münster

Tel.: 0251/2376-930
Mail: marko.samson at


> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Arnulf Christl [mailto:arnulf.christl at] 
> Gesendet: Montag, 3. Juli 2006 11:00
> An: dev at
> Cc: incubator at
> Betreff: [Mapbender-dev] IRC on freenode #mapbender
> Hi all,
> with respect to the upcoming IRC - we are all new to this 
> communication media (please don't lol, a smirk will do :-). 
> Additionally a fair number of active contributors work inside 
> heavily guarded and firewalled closed gardens so many cannot 
> use IRC directly. We are setting up an HTML client to bridge 
> this gap and so far it seems as if people catch on to 
> IRC-like communication very readily.
> We are in the process of registering #mapbender on freenode 
> but flunked filling out the forms. We will manage here eventually too.
> Another issue is language. Although most every German had at 
> one point to learn some English in school we are by far not 
> as fluent as we might want to be on IRC. Therefore we will 
> tolerate a German Kommentar, ohne das jemand deshalb gleich 
> mit faulen Tomaten beworfen wird. Wichtiger ist, dass wir uns 
> rege beteiligen.
> We will stick to the basic rule: If it is important someone 
> will translate.
> Best regards,
> Arnulf.
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