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Support

#announcements

Official announcements concerning this keybase team.

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#mod-log

All enforcement actions are promptly announced here, for transparency.
Multiple related enforcement actions may be summarized in one entry, for efficiency.
Once an entry is posted, any further actions, even if related, must generate at least one separate entry.
Feedback in #meta.

Write: Admin Retention: 1 month

#keybase

Discussions about Keybase, not necessarily related to Common Lisp.
For discussions about this particular chat server, see #meta.

Retention: 1 month

#triage

Not sure where to post something? Ask here and we'll direct you to the right channel!

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News

#news_libraries

Please let us know about any new or updated Common Lisp libraries, including your own!
Must be less than a month old. Announcements and links only, please.
For reactions, use native emoji reactions or discuss in #common-lisp.

Retention: 1 month

#news_articles

Please let us know about any new or updated Common Lisp articles, including your own!
Must be less than a month old. Announcements and links only, please.
For reactions, use native emoji reactions or discuss in #common-lisp.

Retention: 1 month

#news_meetings

Please let us know about any Common Lisp related meetings in meatspace, including your own!
Includes conferences and smaller meetups. Announcements and links only, please.
For reactions, use native emoji reactions or discuss in #lounge.

Retention: 6 months

#news_misc

Please let us know about any Common Lisp related news you deem relevant!
Must be less than a month old. Announcements and links only, please.
Use the other news channels instead if appropriate.
For reactions, use native emoji reactions or discuss in #common-lisp or #lounge.

Retention: 1 month

#self-promotion

Feel free to promote your Common Lisp related accounts and content here!
Announcements and links only please, other messages are subject to quick deletion.
No repetition, please. (Updates are fine.)
Dead links and past events are subject to deletion, announced in #mod-log.

Retention: 6 months

#jobs

Seeking a Common Lisp job or offering one? Post about it here!

Retention: 6 months

Technical

#beginners

Getting started with Common Lisp? Feel free to ask basic questions here to get help!

#common-lisp

Discussions about Common Lisp, the language itself.
Discussions about #loop and #format go in their respective dedicated channels.

#dev_web

Web development in Common Lisp.

#dev_apps

Application development in Common Lisp.

#impl_misc

Common Lisp implementations other than SBCL and CCL.
Historical implementations go in #history.

#os_linux

Linux from a Common Lisp perspective.

#os_mac

Mac (OSX) from a Common Lisp perspective.

#proprietary

Proprietary Common Lisp stuff, including but not limited to LispWorks and Allegro.
This is the only channel in which it is appropriate to talk about proprietary stuff,
except for historical proprietary stuff, which goes in #history.

Social

#community

Discussions about the Common Lisp community.

Retention: 1 month

#future

Common Lisp future.

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#history

Common Lisp history.
Historical Common Lisp implementations go here, not in #impl_misc.
Historical proprietary Common Lisp stuff goes here, not in #proprietary.

#funding

Discussions about funding Common Lisp, or open-source in general.
Feel free to promote any Common Lisp related funding pages here, including your own!

Retention: 1 month

#licenses

Discussions about software development licenses, whether open-source or proprietary. Unlicense, MIT, BSD, etc.

Retention: 1 month

#lounge

A place to socialize about Common Lisp. This is the social counterpart to #common-lisp.
If it belongs in any other channel, and especially if it's technical, then it does NOT belong here.

#drama

Potentially heated or controversial Common Lisp related topics are discussed here.
Rules about civility are somewhat relaxed in this channel
for the purpose of enabling frank and productive discussion, within reason.
Please confine drama to this channel to protect other channels.

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