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From: Vincent Young
Date: Jan 13, 2012 11:39AM

It's not, but I still have uses for it. I'll start giving twitter a try
for this. Thanks for the input guys.

On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 8:03 AM, John E Brandt < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Not sure IRC is as popular as it once was. Many folks are simply using
> Twitter and other social networking for "chatting." When I want to ask a
> question and need a quick response, I usually tweet with the hashtag -
> #a11y and often have a response within minutes.
> There are also a couple of pretty active accessibility groups in LinkedIn;
> one associated with W3C-WAI and one more devoted to Section 508. I have the
> LinkedIn system send me a "digest-archive" once a week. Less instant, but
> very effective.
> ~j
> John E. Brandt
> www.jebswebs.com
> 207-622-7937
> Augusta, Maine, USA
> -----Original Message-----
> From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto:
> <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
> Sent: Friday, January 13, 2012 3:05 AM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] ADA IRC?
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 10:08 PM, Vincent Young < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> wrote:
> > Are there any accessibility IRC channels in the ether? If there are
> > not, any interest?
> There used to be an #accessibility channel on Freenode, but it had a
> population of about three people (I was one of them) and we were very
> quiet. (I remember perhaps two conversations in three years.)
> If you're looking for a place to discuss accessible web development, #web
> on Freenode is perhaps your best starting point, although (fair
> warning) it's rowdier and more laddish than it used to be.
> --
> Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis