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We've tried a couple different things in the past (Yammer and HipChat), but it seems like IRC is the way to go.

Please join us on freenode, channel #spacefed

Anyone who knows about chatbots and modding, please ping me. Plate is overfull right now and help would be greatly appreciated.

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#1

The Chat dashboard is added to Atrium:

  1. Click Chat
  2. Enter a nickname
  3. Enter the Captcha
  4. Click Connect

I'm also sticking this widget on the public site.

#2

Hot damn, lookit us go!

#3

You should register with freenode. Their system is manual, so once you submitted it you'll want to go to #freenode once a week to ask if anyone has completed it.

http://freenode.net/group_registration.shtml

You'll want this for ChanServ. A helpful tip I found in another channel, use the auto-voice function to mark people more likely to be able to answer questions.

 

#4

I've done some chatbot stuff on the Bloominglabs irc server. What'd you have in mind?

#5

Yay Bloominglabs! I went to school at IU.

I was thinking a way of leaving people messages:

willowbl00: Hey, bot, tell SteveBloominglabs that I need to talk to him.

Bot: Will do!

/willowbl00 has left

SteveBloominglabs has joined

Bot: Hey SteveBloominglabs! willowbl00 sez : "Hey, bot, tell SteveBloominglabs that I need to talk to him."

Or some such.

Other useful things would be FAQ

Anything involving "Fiscal sponsorship" should point to https://atrium.schoolfactory.org/spacefed/sponsorship

Anything about donations should point to bit.ly/donatetospace

And the like.

#6

Hey Willow,

That sounds pretty simple. I will whip something up this weekend and let you know.

When were you at IU? We are relatively new (started in 2009, moved in with a collaborative artists group in 2010, and got our own space last year).

Steve

 

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