[openstack-dev] [all] Cleaning up inactive meetbot channels

Gary Kotton gkotton at vmware.com
Tue Jul 25 06:14:10 UTC 2017

FYI - https://review.openstack.org/486887
We should be using #openstack-neutron instead. 

On 7/20/17, 8:46 PM, "Graham Hayes" <ghayes at suse.de> wrote:

    On 19/07/17 20:24, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
    > For those who are unaware, Freenode doesn't allow any one user to
    > /join more than 120 channels concurrently. This has become a
    > challenge for some of the community's IRC bots in the past year,
    > most recently the "openstack" meetbot (which not only handles
    > meetings but also takes care of channel logging to
    > eavesdrop.openstack.org and does the nifty bug number resolution
    > some people seem to like).
    > I have run some rudimentary analysis and come up with the following
    > list of channels which have had fewer than 10 lines said by anyone
    > besides a bot over the past three months:
    >     #craton
    >     #openstack-api
    >     #openstack-app-catalog
    >     #openstack-bareon
    >     #openstack-cloudpulse
    >     #openstack-community
    >     #openstack-cue
    >     #openstack-diversity
    >     #openstack-gluon
    >     #openstack-gslb
    This should have been gone a while ago
    >     #openstack-ko
    >     #openstack-kubernetes
    >     #openstack-networking-cisco
    >     #openstack-neutron-release
    >     #openstack-opw
    >     #openstack-pkg
    >     #openstack-product
    >     #openstack-python3
    >     #openstack-quota
    >     #openstack-rating
    >     #openstack-solar
    >     #openstack-swauth
    >     #openstack-ux
    >     #openstack-vmware-nsx
    >     #openstack-zephyr
    > I have a feeling many of these are either no longer needed, or what
    > little and infrequent conversation they get used for could just as
    > easily happen in a general channel like #openstack-dev or #openstack
    > or maybe in the more active channel of their parent team for some
    > subteams. Who would miss these if we ceased logging/using them? Does
    > anyone want to help by asking around to people who might not see
    > this thread, maybe by popping into those channels and seeing if any
    > of the sleeping denizens awaken and say they still want to keep it
    > around?
    > Ultimately we should improve our meetbot deployment to support
    > sharding channels across multiple bots, but that will take some time
    > to implement and needs volunteers willing to work on it. In the
    > meantime we're running with the meetbot present in 120 channels and
    > have at least one new channel that desires logging and can't get it
    > until we whittle that number down.
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