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IRC Rules (More complete set)

General Rules:

  1. Be Civil to fellow users, don't flame, make sexist or racist remarks, or generally be nasty towards others.
  2. Do not discuss questionable topics in the channel; including (but not limited to): porn, adult humor, illegal or questionable acts and content.
  3. Do not spam or flood the channel.
  4. Do not advertise commercial services in this channel. We're a open source project support channel, not a tool for marketing.
  5. Bots are allowed, but will be removed if they break any rules previously mentioned.

Support Rules:

If you are seeking support in the IRC channel, consider these points.

  1. Don't spam your question, people will see your question the first time, if no one can help you then post it on the forums.
  2. There's no need to ask if you can ask a question; just ask it.
  3. Use pastebin ( for large files, don't paste them into the channel!

Issue Resolution:

People who breach the rules will be subjected to the following procedure1):

  • First Instance - Warning on the IRC channel by a operator.
  • Second Instance - Warning via private message to the user in question.
  • Third Instance - +q (Quiet) flag applied to the user for a limited period.
  • Fourth Instance - Temporary ban of a week for the user.
  • Fifth Instance - perma-ban from the channel.

Complaint Handling:

If you have a complaint regarding your treatment on the IRC channel by operators or fellow users, then mail The mail will be discussed and you will receive feedback within the following week.

1) This is a generic list of procedures, an operator does not have to follow this order in handling the situation if he/she feels the situation is escalating too quickly.
irc_rules.txt · Last modified: 2012/03/17 03:54 by sector11
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