This page lists the various communication channels and their use, and provides hints for helping everything to go smoothly.

The most important part of DebConf is transparency and openness. This is because:

Communication Channels


IRC meetings

Mailing lists



VCS: debconf-team

VCS: debconf-data

Role aliases: registration@, content@, sponsors@, etc.

Real-life team meetings

Common Problems

Things are getting too disorganized and the herd of cats isn't making a coherent plan.

Should I use -team or -localteam mailing lists/IRC

I want to plan something for DebConf, but don't want to get in your way, so I'm going to work separately.