[nycbug-talk] IRC SERVER
Wed Jun 16 16:38:19 EDT 2004
On Jun 16, 2004, at 4:32 PM, Isaac Levy wrote:
> Woprd All,
> On Jun 16, 2004, at 4:26 PM, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>>> I'm currently running a private IRC server located in midtown area,
>>> I can set it for nycbug use if,
>>> some of you would like to keep your hostnames hidden but don't have
>>> bncs, or efnet is too risky,
>>> or whatever the reason.??
>> If it's going to be some private server, why not just use SILC (
>> http://www.silcnet.org/ )? That way it'd be encrypted too :)
> I've heard cool things about silc, but I'm +1 for sticking to IRC-
> there's good reason it's been around so long...
Yeah, the same reason people use POP3 and other retarded protocols..
the specs are too stupid to get wrong so the client-server software
interaction generally works as expected. No real good reason other
than that :)
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