[nycbug-talk] IRC SERVER

Bob Ippolito bob
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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