IRC Cloaks for Foswiki Community members and Developers
WARNING: As per 16 Jul 2021 all registered channels, registered nicks and cloaks have been removed by the freenode staff.
What the cloak does
cloaks both identify you as a community member and honestly, I have found, lends credibility to subsequent questions you may pose in other irc.freenode.net #channels.
example from irc.freenode.net ...
TravisBarker n=travis Foswiki/community/member/TravisBarker Your are now logged in. (id TravisBarker, username n=travis, hostname Foswiki/community/member/TravisBarker)
Mode change [+e] for user TravisBarker
If you wish to obtain an IRC cloak so that you may be recognized by the greater open source community at irc.freenode.net add your name below and TravisBarker
will see to it that you get one ASAP.
I have initiated the process with freenode, Due to a backlog of requests, they are currently "a few months behind" in filling cloak requests. Add your name below and wait with the rest of us...
Everyone listed below will receive Foswiki/community/member/*nickname*
*Update:* As I (OlivierRaginel) couldn't get a hold of Travis Barker for a long time, and the cloaks were stuck, and I was chatting with an IRCop, I restarted the process (august 2010 iirc), and this time it went through.
Therefore, I've unilateraly (without knowing the very existence of this webpage) that I will be the Cloak Monster (has to be the one who requests them), and that the format will be:
I've updated the table below according to what I remember I asked for cloaks, but... feel free to fix.
People who requested them in this table, but haven't done so on IRC yet: