Cloaks are custom IRC hostmasks and a way for you to express your connection or contributions to FreeBSD and its community. They are available on request for all registered users on the freenode IRC Network.

The following cloaks are available:

FreeBSD Cloaks

PC-BSD Cloaks

Pre-Requisites

These pre-requisites are subject to change at anytime.

Code of Conduct

The purpose of cloaks is to enable you to express your affiliation with, and passion for FreeBSD and its community. There is an important and inherent aspect of trust, accountability and stewardship that comes with it. By wearing a FreeBSD cloak, you are publicly representing the project and its community.

All FreeBSD community members in general, and cloaked users in particular, are in return expected to:

It is a badge, reserved for proactive and dedicated individuals, and it should be treated as such.

Any community member shown not to be standing by these values will have their cloak removed without notification.

How to request a cloak

  1. /join #freebsd-ops on freenode and let us know which cloak you would like.
  2. Let us know that you've read this article, and are happy to observe the code of conduct
  3. Wait patiently until our channel staff can request one from freenode on your behalf
  4. Confirm you are are requesting a cloak when a freenode staff member messages you

IRC/Cloaks (last edited 2015-02-16 04:37:59 by KubilayKocak)