[Linux-aus] IRC Network for Linux Australia

Peter Lieverdink me at cafuego.net
Mon Jun 26 20:03:02 UTC 2006

James Purser wrote:
> For those of you who may not know, we have been operating an IRC channel
> on the Freenode network for Linux Australia. Given the recent issues
> freenode has been experiencing (cracks and such) as well as the fact
> that Linux Australia actually runs a node on the OFTC IRC network (a
> fact only rediscovered a few months back) it has been suggested that we
> move the channel to OFTC.
> I would like to hear comments before we make a decision, do you feel
> that we should stick with Freenode? Or should we follow projects such as
> Debian and move to OFTC?

As I understand it, #debian actually runs on OFTC and Freenode 
simultaneously at the moment. No reason #linux-aus can't do the same, 
right? That way people who want to can have accounts on a 
non-compromised network whilst legacy users still get to chat to 
everyone else.

- P.

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