[Gambas-user] IRC channels

PICCORO McKAY Lenz mckaygerhard at gmail.com
Fri Apr 26 14:44:27 CEST 2019

the gambas-dev channel does not permit send mesages!

Lenz McKAY Gerardo (PICCORO)

El vie., 26 de abr. de 2019 a la(s) 08:37, PICCORO McKAY Lenz (
mckaygerhard at gmail.com) escribió:

> Lenz McKAY Gerardo (PICCORO)
> http://qgqlochekone.blogspot.com
> El jue., 25 de abr. de 2019 a la(s) 15:16, Tobias Boege (taboege at gmail.com)
> escribió:
>> Hi list,
>> I want to let you know that I have registered a "gambas" group on the
>> Freenode IRC network [1]. This means that we have first-class presence
>> on the network, which in turn doesn't really mean anything, except that
>> we can give out project cloaks for the Gambas project now (I just got
>> mine)
>> and that I get an excuse to remind you that the channels exist at all.
>> In case you don't know, Freenode is an IRC network dedicated to FOSS or
>> peer-directed projects, and lots of well-known projects have a presence
>> and support channels there, including Wikipedia, various Linux distri-
>> butions, various programming languages, myriads of libraries and other
>> software. It's not in our disadvantage to mix Gambas into that.
>> The #gambas channel existed there for many years, before the group was
>> registered, and didn't see much traffic since I joined. I got the idea
>> to revive it when we recently had a bunch of questions here about native
>> component development.
>> Most questions are adequately discussed on the mailing list, because
>> they require experimentation, reading code, careful wording, attachments,
>> archival... But walking someone through the process of writing their first
>> native component or solving an installation issue, for instance, can
>> benefit from interactive realtime discussion. Therefore I think IRC can
>> complement the mailing lists quite well.
>> There are two channels:
>>   #gambas     : general-purpose: about the language, components, libraries
>>   #gambas-dev : about the C part of Gambas: compiler, interpreter, C API
>> I hope that some of you, who hang around the network anyway, bring their
>> expertise into the channels and that people with questions will find them.
>> I added them to the wiki [2] already.
>> Regards,
>> Tobi
>> [1] https://freenode.net/
>> [2] http://gambaswiki.org/wiki/doc/forum
>> --
>> "There's an old saying: Don't change anything... ever!" -- Mr. Monk
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