[Development] Changes to Freenode's IRC

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer perezmeyer at gmail.com
Wed May 19 16:38:15 CEST 2021

On Wed, 19 May 2021 at 11:18, Giuseppe D'Angelo via Development
<development at qt-project.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Freenode, the network that hosts our IRC communities, is in the middle
> of some important community changes. TL;DR: most of the volunteer staff
> resigned in protest with what looks like a sell-out of the network and
> its user data.
> You can read some more details here:
> https://www.kline.sh/
> https://coevoet.fr/freenode.html
> https://mniip.com/freenode.txt
> While Freenode won't shut down tomorrow morning, this still raises some
> questions whether Qt wants to keep its community there or move to
> another network.

Personally I would move to aother network.

> (The ex-staff has founded another network, libera,
> where most people are moving.)

*Just to mention* another network that hosts many other communities
there is OFTC. I don't currently have any opinion on whether we should
move to one or the other.

> Who's in charge of the online Qt communities? What's the process to
> decide about this?


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