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Get in touch with active members of the group through any of the following means:
== The Project Page ==
 
  
The open Paparazzi project is hosted at http://www.nongnu.org/paparazzi/ where the CVS repository is available.
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== Mailing List ==
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The Paparazzi electronic mailing list is a special usage of email that allows for widespread distribution of information to many Paparazzi users. It is similar to a traditional mailing list — a list of names and addresses — as might be kept by an organization for sending publications to its members or customers, but typically refers to four things: a list of email addresses, the people ("subscribers") receiving mail at those addresses, the publications (e-mail messages) sent to those addresses, and a reflector, which is a single e-mail address that, when designated as the recipient of a message, will send a copy of that message to all of the subscribers. (Wikipedia)
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Maybe get some answers already, browse the mailing list at <b>[http://lists.paparazziuav.org lists.paparazziuav.org]</b><br>
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or the [http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/paparazzi-devel paparazzi-devel gnu archive]
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'''Or join the Paparazzi mailing list for burning new questions at''':<br>
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[http://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/paparazzi-devel http://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/paparazzi-devel]
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After registering, you can send an e-mail to the entire group by using the address: paparazzi-devel@nongnu.org
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Use the list wisely and it can help you getting answers to your questions. Once you learned about paparazzi, be nice and try to help out others in the future.
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'''WARNING: To post messages via [http://lists.paparazziuav.org lists.paparazziuav.org] you still need to subscribe to the mailing list or the messages will bounce and other members will not see them!'''<br />
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If you don't want to receive all messages via email you can turn that of in your mailing list options at https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/options/paparazzi-devel.
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There are two more lists that are meant for developers:
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* Receive commit logs on [http://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/paparazzi-commits paparazzi-commits]
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* Get notified when builds on the [[Builds|CI server]] fail or are fixed again [http://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/paparazzi-builds paparazzi-builds]
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== Gitter Chat ==
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[https://gitter.im Gitter] is a realtime chat for '''developers''' and tightly integrated with GitHub. If you encounter issues it is sometimes better to file an issues in the issue tracker since more people are able to respond. If you have a very specific question the mailing list is your best bet to get an answer. If you have any generic development questions you would like to discuss we recommend contacting the Paparazzi community using the Gitter chat.
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'''Join our channel on https://gitter.im/paparazzi/discuss'''
  
 
== The IRC Chat Channel ==
 
== The IRC Chat Channel ==
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  Network: Freenode
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  Network Host: chat.freenode.net
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  Channel: #paparazzi
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'''IRC is barely used anymore, please consider contacting us on [[Contact#Gitter|Gitter]] or use the [[Contact#Mailing_List|mailing list]].
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The IRC conversations are also logged and available [http://colabti.org/irclogger/irclogger_logs/paparazzi here].
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We also have an [[IRC_Bouncer|IRC bouncer]] running.
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=== Web Based Access ===
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You can use a [http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=paparazzi&uio=d4 web-based IRC portal] that makes it easy for people to jump in from any computer. Simply enter a unique ''nickname'', and '''say hello''' to the team! More active users will benefit from the power of conventional client software such as [http://www.xchat.org Xchat] or [http://www.mirc.com mIRC].
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=== Client Software ===
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A full featured IRC chat program is essential for active users.  Download one of the many freeware/shareware IRC clients and put [irc://irc.freenode.net/#paparazzi irc://irc.freenode.net/#paparazzi] at the top of your favorites list!
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* [http://www.xchat.org xchat-gnome] is a popular and easy to use application for Linux. To install run
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sudo aptitude install xchat-gnome
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* [http://www.silverex.org/download Xchat2] is a free version of Xchat for windows or download a [http://b0at.tx0.org/xchat/ XChat Windows build] or use closed source [http://www.mirc.com mIRC]
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* [http://sourceforge.net/projects/xchataqua/ xchat-aqua] is an opensource free IRC client for OS-X
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=== Usage ===
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Choose '''FreeNode''' and some nicknames in the network list and click '''Edit''' to enter the '''#paparazzi''' channel and a Nicserv password.  Follow the instructions below to register your chosen nickname and password on the network.
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==== Registering on the Freenode IRC Network ====
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Registering is optional but is required for private one-on-one chats.  Private chats are useful for pasting large amounts of code back and forth without flooding the group or for any off-topic discussion you may wish to have.  Commands in IRC begin with a forward slash '/'.  Type these two commands into your IRC client to register and log on.
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Select your own unique password and use it in place of ''<password>''.  Make sure you are currently using the "nickname" that you would like to use.
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/msg NickServ REGISTER <password>
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You will now have registered your nickname to your hostmask (or IP address) and the Freenode IRC network will attempt to prevent others from using your nickname.  You will need to identify yourself to the system now every time you log onto IRC with the command below.  This can be added to the "perform" section of your software to be run automatically every time you log on.
  
Chat with us live on IRC using our [http://hq.curtek.com/cgi-bin/irc.cgi web-based IRC portal] or with your own client software such as [http://www.mirc.com mIRC] or [http://www.xchat.org Xchat] at: [irc://irc.freenode.net/#paparazzi]
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  /msg NickServ IDENTIFY <password>
* Web Based: Simply go to [http://hq.curtek.com/cgi-bin/irc.cgi http://hq.curtek.com/cgi-bin/irc.cgi], enter a unique ''nickname'', and say hello to the team!
 
* Client Software: Download one of the many freeware/shareware IRC clients and put [irc://irc.freenode.net/#paparazzi] at the top of your favorites list!
 
  
== Paparazzi Users Forum ==
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These commands return output results as well, depending on what IRC client you are using to chat it may have appeared in either your main chat window or a separate server window where other server related messages appear.  Check this window for confirmation.
  
http://rc-autopilot.de/smf - please join and get this forum going!
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Note: You may find that your IRC connection will occasionally be interrupted, leaving your nic floating on the server. When this happens the server will not let you log back on using the same nic until that nic has been dropped, usually within 30 minutes.  The convention is to append an underscore to your original nic for temporary use.
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== Email ==
 
  
[mailto:antoinedotdrouinatfreedotnet] Antoine Drouin, Project co-founder
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[[Category:Community]]

Latest revision as of 06:29, 7 January 2016

Get in touch with active members of the group through any of the following means:

Mailing List

The Paparazzi electronic mailing list is a special usage of email that allows for widespread distribution of information to many Paparazzi users. It is similar to a traditional mailing list — a list of names and addresses — as might be kept by an organization for sending publications to its members or customers, but typically refers to four things: a list of email addresses, the people ("subscribers") receiving mail at those addresses, the publications (e-mail messages) sent to those addresses, and a reflector, which is a single e-mail address that, when designated as the recipient of a message, will send a copy of that message to all of the subscribers. (Wikipedia)

Maybe get some answers already, browse the mailing list at lists.paparazziuav.org
or the paparazzi-devel gnu archive

Or join the Paparazzi mailing list for burning new questions at:
http://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/paparazzi-devel

After registering, you can send an e-mail to the entire group by using the address: paparazzi-devel@nongnu.org

Use the list wisely and it can help you getting answers to your questions. Once you learned about paparazzi, be nice and try to help out others in the future.

WARNING: To post messages via lists.paparazziuav.org you still need to subscribe to the mailing list or the messages will bounce and other members will not see them!
If you don't want to receive all messages via email you can turn that of in your mailing list options at https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/options/paparazzi-devel.


There are two more lists that are meant for developers:

Gitter Chat

Gitter is a realtime chat for developers and tightly integrated with GitHub. If you encounter issues it is sometimes better to file an issues in the issue tracker since more people are able to respond. If you have a very specific question the mailing list is your best bet to get an answer. If you have any generic development questions you would like to discuss we recommend contacting the Paparazzi community using the Gitter chat.

Join our channel on https://gitter.im/paparazzi/discuss

The IRC Chat Channel

 Network: Freenode
 Network Host: chat.freenode.net
 Channel: #paparazzi

IRC is barely used anymore, please consider contacting us on Gitter or use the mailing list.

The IRC conversations are also logged and available here.

We also have an IRC bouncer running.

Web Based Access

You can use a web-based IRC portal that makes it easy for people to jump in from any computer. Simply enter a unique nickname, and say hello to the team! More active users will benefit from the power of conventional client software such as Xchat or mIRC.

Client Software

A full featured IRC chat program is essential for active users. Download one of the many freeware/shareware IRC clients and put irc://irc.freenode.net/#paparazzi at the top of your favorites list!

  • xchat-gnome is a popular and easy to use application for Linux. To install run
sudo aptitude install xchat-gnome

Usage

Choose FreeNode and some nicknames in the network list and click Edit to enter the #paparazzi channel and a Nicserv password. Follow the instructions below to register your chosen nickname and password on the network.

Registering on the Freenode IRC Network

Registering is optional but is required for private one-on-one chats. Private chats are useful for pasting large amounts of code back and forth without flooding the group or for any off-topic discussion you may wish to have. Commands in IRC begin with a forward slash '/'. Type these two commands into your IRC client to register and log on.

Select your own unique password and use it in place of <password>. Make sure you are currently using the "nickname" that you would like to use.

/msg NickServ REGISTER <password>

You will now have registered your nickname to your hostmask (or IP address) and the Freenode IRC network will attempt to prevent others from using your nickname. You will need to identify yourself to the system now every time you log onto IRC with the command below. This can be added to the "perform" section of your software to be run automatically every time you log on.

/msg NickServ IDENTIFY <password>

These commands return output results as well, depending on what IRC client you are using to chat it may have appeared in either your main chat window or a separate server window where other server related messages appear. Check this window for confirmation.

Note: You may find that your IRC connection will occasionally be interrupted, leaving your nic floating on the server. When this happens the server will not let you log back on using the same nic until that nic has been dropped, usually within 30 minutes. The convention is to append an underscore to your original nic for temporary use. Bold text