[whatwg] IRC and WWW integration proposal

Nils Dagsson Moskopp nils at dieweltistgarnichtso.net
Sun Feb 17 05:04:15 PST 2013

Gryllida <gryllida at gmail.com> schrieb am Fri, 1 Feb 2013 15:41:50 +1030:

> […]
> It is rather common to have a channel for a website, not just one
> page. There are some exceptions of sites which have subsites with a
> channel for each. A {IRC, XMPP} channel is "an official chat medium
> aiming to serve as an official {support, development, contact}
> means". For example, https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Themes
> irc://irc.mozilla.org/themedev - discussion of theme development for
> Mozilla platform http://www.ubuntu.com/* irc://irc.ubuntu.com/ -
> official support channel for the distro the w3c network for
> individual sections of website - channels for development
> collaboration and meetings &c

Those relations are not the same. The Mozilla example shows a
*discussion about* the collection described by by the referring
document, the Ubuntu example shows *support for* the software available
at the referring page. The W3C example is probably similar to the
Mozilla example, only that it would refer to discussions about

> I think a protocol attribute might be redundant as it is a part of
> the URL.


> It may be worth noting that every part of the note I originally sent
> is possible to look up and you can try finding proper way to phrase
> things (I have no experience in writing documentation of this sort).

I do not understand.

Nils Dagsson Moskopp // erlehmann

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