nasty at iol.ie
Wed Feb 14 16:53:08 GMT 2001
From: "Daire Fagan" <nasty at iol.ie>
To: <ilug at linux.ie>
Subject: Re: [ILUG] IRC/#ilug
Date: 14 February 2001 16:21
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bernard Tyers" <bty at physics.dcu.ie>
To: "Daire Fagan" <nasty at iol.ie>
Cc: <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2001 1:07 PM
Subject: RE: [ILUG] IRC/#ilug
> On Wed, 14 Feb 2001, Daire Fagan wrote:
> > Within the next few weeks I shall be setting up an Irish based IRC
> > was looking through some of the old messages on this mailing list when
> > related to IRC caught my attention. Was the channel #ilug every created?
> > Does ILUG still have an interest in real time discussions? If so I would
> > invite any and all members of ILUG to set up such a channel on my
> > server. I am eager to here any comments and queries anyone might have on
> > this matter.
> > Regards,
> > Daire.
> Hi daire,
> I think this was "voted down" for the main reason that most people would
> not be able to stay on IRC very long. Also many people might not have
> access to port 6667 (IRC port, AFAIK), me for one...
> I would be interested in it, only at the weekends tho'..
> Which IRC net would you use? Please, please syat clear of Dal...maybe
> phishy? :-)
> It would be nice to have there, if there was enough people available.
> Also, remember IRC doesn't always stick to the topic of the channel:)
> Bernard Tyers * Dept. of Physical Sciences * Dublin City University
> * P:01.704.5520 *L:NG23 * W:frank.physics.dcu.ie/~bty
Thanks for the response. In regard to what you said about most people not
being able to stay on IRC very long - this is just an option for people, you
will of course still be able to use this mailing list. Yes, 6667 is the
normal port used for IRC but there are ways around it. I will look into
other options this evening when I can discuss it with users on-line and my
shell provider. As yet I have no plans to link to Dalnet. As I stated this
will be an Irish based server - for irish users. Linking to irc.phishy.net
(http://www.phishy.net) would be an ideal option and I have already
"unofficially" discussed it with an admin there. Unfortunately before
anything can be finalised I'll need to know how many people are interested.
The response has been good so far, let's keep are fingers crossed ;)
Daire "abe" Fagan
P.S - what nick do you use on phishy?
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