[Python-Dev] core dev IRC nicks

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Wed Aug 29 22:50:25 CEST 2012

On 29.08.2012 15:38, R. David Murray wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Aug 2012 23:21:15 -0500, Brian Curtin <brian at python.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 10:58 PM, Chris Jerdonek
>> <chris.jerdonek at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Is there a list somewhere of the IRC nicks of the core developers that
>> > use IRC (and who wish to be listed) alongside their real names?  If
>> > there is no such list, has there ever been discussion on python-dev of
>> > creating such a list?
>> I'm sure we could make one, but it's probably of limited utility since
>> not many people are on IRC, and those who are come and go throughout
>> the day, throughout the month, year, etc.
>> It'd just end up being another list to try and keep up to date
>> (alphabetized, of course). You're probably better off just asking
>> who's around whenever you're on.
> On the other hand, a lot of people, especially the people who do use IRC
> frequently and are therefore most likely to be found there, keep the same
> IRC handle for a long time (I've had mine, bitdancer, since 1995 or so).
> So I think there would be utility in such a list even if the updates
> were spotty.

But so far I've not seen a core developer without the real name field set
to their, well, real name, so it's not quite as hard to find out who is
who anyway.


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