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Title: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Thantos on April 26, 2006, 09:51:02 PM
For the past few months, we have been running "Get to know the team" topics where you can ask questions of a particular team member. In our continuing effort to make ourselves available to our users, we are hosting a live IRC chat with members of our team. All are welcome to join us and ask us questions or just to chat it up.

Full details can be found at http://www.simplemachines.org/teamchat/
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: CountryLady on April 26, 2006, 09:52:53 PM
COOL BEANS. Thanks. :)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Amacythe on April 26, 2006, 09:56:04 PM
Sounds like fun. :)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: jerm on April 27, 2006, 12:29:59 AM
ya should be a lot of fun. will be looking forward to it
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: JayBachatero on April 27, 2006, 12:34:07 AM
Can wait for this to happen.  Seems like ots going to be funnnn :P.
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Trekkie101 on April 27, 2006, 02:32:23 AM
Can't wait! :D
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 27, 2006, 03:49:58 AM
Cool . good to hear it :)
but ive already chatted with 3 team members ;)
Anyway this will be fun :) :)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: H on April 27, 2006, 02:40:44 PM
Looking forward to this, hopefully lots of people will be there :D
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 27, 2006, 03:03:17 PM
Quote from: huwnet on April 27, 2006, 02:40:44 PM
Looking forward to this, hopefully lots of people will be there :D
i will surely participate :)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Gary on April 27, 2006, 05:08:36 PM
I doubt I'll say much, but I'll be there... maybe... I've got paintballing on 29th and I might be asleep much of 30th. ;)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: I B D on April 27, 2006, 05:17:09 PM
ill be there
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 27, 2006, 06:11:09 PM
cmon guys give the team a better response :) hope this topic reaches like atleast 5-6 pages with many participants before the event :) :)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: JayBachatero on April 27, 2006, 06:16:56 PM
Oh the irony. :P
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 27, 2006, 06:19:39 PM
Quote from: JayBachatero on April 27, 2006, 06:16:56 PM
Oh the irony. :P
:-X
well lets just hope for the best. Hope to get a good response, or it would be real sad.....
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Eskalator on April 27, 2006, 06:25:44 PM
Sounds great!
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: JayBachatero on April 27, 2006, 06:27:41 PM
Yes you're right lets hope for the best but I was just poiting out your first reply.

Quote from: Prasad007 on April 27, 2006, 03:03:17 PM
Quote from: huwnet on April 27, 2006, 02:40:44 PM
Looking forward to this, hopefully lots of people will be there :D
i will surely participate :)

Quote from: Prasad007 on April 27, 2006, 06:11:09 PM
cmon guys give the team a better response :) hope this topic reaches like atleast 5-6 pages with many participants before the event :) :)

;)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 27, 2006, 06:30:18 PM
  :)

ooh and btw, are the times mentioned for the chat sessions gmt or something else? ..
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: JayBachatero on April 27, 2006, 06:33:09 PM
Umm did you read the page?
Time Available
Times are shown in your local time
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 27, 2006, 06:34:01 PM
Quote from: JayBachatero on April 27, 2006, 06:33:09 PM
Umm did you read the page?
Time Available
Times are shown in your local time
oh okay.
but local time in the sense in accordance with the forum? i mean the time offset?
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: JayBachatero on April 27, 2006, 06:39:08 PM
Yes Prasad.
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 27, 2006, 06:44:24 PM
oh okay then i gotta go change the time offset. ive just migrated from india to bahrain. i believe you know :)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Thantos on April 27, 2006, 08:24:14 PM
Yes the times listed (unless you are a guest which then gives the GMT offset) is the time with respect to your server offset.

Now without detailing anything I will say we'll be looking at how this weekend goes for future reference.
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: eriktm on April 28, 2006, 09:50:31 AM
GREAT! I'll be there (I hope :P) (if I can)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Thijsie on April 28, 2006, 12:29:23 PM
Sounds like fun, I'll try to be there!
EDIT: Nobody's there yet :( Except for Trekkie
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Trekkie101 on April 29, 2006, 05:58:09 AM
Come on in guys, theres a few of us in there now :)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 29, 2006, 07:40:29 AM
im there :)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: retrow on April 29, 2006, 11:21:06 AM
I am getting a connection error in that applet. Thats too bad. I was so lookin forward to this thing.

:(
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: winrules on April 29, 2006, 11:30:12 AM
Quote from: Thantos on April 27, 2006, 08:24:14 PM
Yes the times listed (unless you are a guest which then gives the GMT offset) is the time with respect to your server offset.

Now without detailing anything I will say we'll be looking at how this weekend goes for future reference.
I'm in, I think it should be a 24/7...mabey unoffical support chat, a team member wouldn't have to be in it but I think it would be nice.
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 29, 2006, 11:47:22 AM
Quote from: retrow on April 29, 2006, 11:21:06 AM
I am getting a connection error in that applet. Thats too bad. I was so lookin forward to this thing.

:(
then use a irc program like mirc.
connect to irc.villageirc.com
channel: #simplemachines
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: H on April 29, 2006, 11:57:30 AM
Quote from: winrules on April 29, 2006, 11:30:12 AM
I'm in, I think it should be a 24/7...mabey unoffical support chat, a team member wouldn't have to be in it but I think it would be nice.
The channel will never be a support chat. Also the channel is locked when no team member is available ;)

Quote from: Prasad007 on April 29, 2006, 11:47:22 AM
Quote from: retrow on April 29, 2006, 11:21:06 AM
I am getting a connection error in that applet. Thats too bad. I was so lookin forward to this thing.

:(
then use a irc program like mirc.
connect to irc.villageirc.com
channel: #simplemachines


If they are getting a connection error with the java they will probably get an error with a real client ;)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 29, 2006, 11:59:28 AM
Quote from: huwnet on April 29, 2006, 11:57:30 AM
Quote from: winrules on April 29, 2006, 11:30:12 AM
I'm in, I think it should be a 24/7...mabey unoffical support chat, a team member wouldn't have to be in it but I think it would be nice.
The channel will never be a support chat. Also the channel is locked when no team member is available ;)

Quote from: Prasad007 on April 29, 2006, 11:47:22 AM
Quote from: retrow on April 29, 2006, 11:21:06 AM
I am getting a connection error in that applet. Thats too bad. I was so lookin forward to this thing.

:(
then use a irc program like mirc.
connect to irc.villageirc.com
channel: #simplemachines


If they are getting a connection error with the java they will probably get an error with a real client ;)
does java(script) have anything to do with irc ??  :-X
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: LiroyvH on April 29, 2006, 12:22:41 PM
People it's really nice in the chatroom,
join us and come and chat, it's real cool ;D

Thanks for doing this, SMF :)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: ElijahLofgren on April 29, 2006, 12:39:18 PM
Quote from: Prasad007 on April 29, 2006, 11:47:22 AM
Quote from: retrow on April 29, 2006, 11:21:06 AM
I am getting a connection error in that applet. Thats too bad. I was so lookin forward to this thing.

:(
then use a irc program like mirc.
connect to irc.villageirc.com
channel: #simplemachines

Actually it needs to be (notice .net instead of .com):
server: irc.villageirc.net
channel: #simplemachines

I couldn't connect because the Java applet crashes my Firefox , but at least I finally found the right server address.
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 29, 2006, 12:51:02 PM
Quote from: CoreISP on April 29, 2006, 12:22:41 PM
People it's really nice in the chatroom,
join us and come and chat, it's real cool ;D

Thanks for doing this, SMF :)
yea it is :)
and dont thank smf . smf is just a script :P
thank the people who strive to develop it ;)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: LiroyvH on April 29, 2006, 01:20:05 PM
with SMF, I meant the team :P
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 29, 2006, 01:30:07 PM
Quote from: CoreISP on April 29, 2006, 01:20:05 PM
with SMF, I meant the team :P
oh okay lol :P
but smf - simple machines forum (the product)
sm - simple machines (the organisation)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: LiroyvH on April 29, 2006, 03:03:39 PM
Ya... well... it's not very hard to understand what I meant anyway :P
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 29, 2006, 03:22:21 PM
Quote from: CoreISP on April 29, 2006, 03:03:39 PM
Ya... well... it's not very hard to understand what I meant anyway :P
i know. kidding ;)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: J. Williams on April 30, 2006, 02:21:52 AM
QuoteToday at 12:00:00 AM until Today at 05:00:00 AM

Thats confusing
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: LiroyvH on April 30, 2006, 07:13:58 AM
That whole timetable was (or still is?) very stange :P
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Dannii on April 30, 2006, 07:22:21 AM
Quote from: Prasad007 on April 29, 2006, 11:59:28 AMdoes java(script) have anything to do with irc ??  :-X
Firstly java and javascript have nothing to do with each other.
Javascript also has nothing to do with IRC.
IRC normally doesn't use java (the server wouldn't), but if you don't have a better chat client, then there are several web IRC clients, and one of those is PJIRC which is written in java.
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Thantos on April 30, 2006, 09:46:30 AM
Quote from: J J Williams on April 30, 2006, 02:21:52 AM
QuoteToday at 12:00:00 AM until Today at 05:00:00 AM

Thats confusing
How so?  The person is available Today starting at 12 am until 5 am.  The date had to be put in because of timezones differences, some would have it crossing days.
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on April 30, 2006, 04:50:11 PM
Quote from: eldacar on April 30, 2006, 07:22:21 AM
Quote from: Prasad007 on April 29, 2006, 11:59:28 AMdoes java(script) have anything to do with irc ??  :-X
Firstly java and javascript have nothing to do with each other.
Javascript also has nothing to do with IRC.
IRC normally doesn't use java (the server wouldn't), but if you don't have a better chat client, then there are several web IRC clients, and one of those is PJIRC which is written in java.
thanks for the info! :)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: purrdeta on April 30, 2006, 08:30:04 PM
It has been really fun in there so far.  This should happen more often... infact there should be an IRC channel for anytime we want! :D
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Amacythe on April 30, 2006, 09:11:56 PM
We are considering it.

There are a few reasons we are hesitant. We don't want to offer support in a chatroom.  It is better that the questions are posted to the board so others that may have the same question don't ask again in the chat but can find the answers here. Also, we don't want our Team in a chatroom and neglecting the members that are posting questions here.
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: LiroyvH on May 01, 2006, 05:36:48 AM
well you dont have to give support,
just a chatroom so that the members can talk is nice,
I mean, there are no support questions now either, or when they are being asked, they are ignored...
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on May 01, 2006, 05:40:45 AM
Quote from: Amacythe on April 30, 2006, 09:11:56 PM
We are considering it.

There are a few reasons we are hesitant. We don't want to offer support in a chatroom.  It is better that the questions are posted to the board so others that may have the same question don't ask again in the chat but can find the answers here. Also, we don't want our Team in a chatroom and neglecting the members that are posting questions here.
Yes i agree with you.
NO SUPPORT , just plain chat.
I mean we can clearly mention the rules like no support . For support , use the forum..
and it could be just plain regular chat.
And its not neccessary that someone has to be in the channel it could be left open . People may come in and leave as they please. We could have a nice chat. It would be fun :)
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: LiroyvH on May 01, 2006, 08:33:03 AM
noooooo, the channel has been put into moderation mode,
we can no longer chat :'(
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Prasad007 on May 01, 2006, 09:00:31 AM
Quote from: CoreISP on May 01, 2006, 08:33:03 AM
noooooo, the channel has been put into moderation mode,
we can no longer chat :'(
im chatting at the moment..
Title: Re: Chat With the SMF Team, April 29th and 30th
Post by: Trekkie101 on May 01, 2006, 09:11:45 AM
Its been undone, its not moderated when were active, we're discussing it now