We now have our own IRC channel where you can send all your questions and comments to the developers:
In an IRC channel you may find developers or other users and talk to them directly. It can be compared with other instant messaging services like MSN (Windows Live) or Google Talk, but it's more tailored towards group discussions.
Feel free to pass by and chat about fonts, font editing or anything else.
Introduction to IRC
If you are unfamiliar with IRC, you can read a tutorial here.
For a quick start, follow the following steps:
- Try just clicking this link. If that doesn't do anything, continue reading.
- Install an IRC client if you don't have any yet (a list can be found here).
- Run the IRC client and connect to the IRC server "irc.freenode.org". This can easily be done by entering "/server irc.freenode.org" in the text box. Your program may also have a GUI for this.
- Pick your nickname, by typing "/nick " followed by your preferred nickname. If you get a notice that that nickname is already taken, choose another one.
- Join the #dejavu channel by typing "/join #dejavu".
- You now should be able to see and contact everyone who's in the channel. To attract attention of a specific person, use his nickname in your message.
- You may have to be patient to get a reply, since not everyone is continually watching the channel.
Who's who on IRC
Here's a list of developers and their nicknames you can encounter on the channel:
- eimai: Ben Laenen
- eugen: Eugeniy Meshcheryakov
- Med: Médéric Boquien
- moyogo: Denis Jacquerye
- ogi: Ognyan Kulev
- HrocH: David Jež
Occasionally we will organize a meeting on the IRC channel. See here for past and upcoming meetings.