[Linux-aus] An abridged history of #linuxaus and Linux Australia IRC
gary at allpikes.com.au
Wed Jun 28 07:47:01 UTC 2006
Robert Stoffers wrote:
> I believe it would also be a shame for Linux Australia to move its IRC channel
> from the network that the majority of the IRC using open source people are.
> Robert Stoffers
You are missing the point.
Linux Australia grew out of the IRC channel, not the other way around.
The IRC channel has for at least 4 years or so been on OFTC, lilo DID
solicit money repeatedly via global message, on freenode (or feenode as
it was referred to) - I was there. Theres no FUD, no hacking groups it
The linuxaus IRC channel has always been the one that is on OFTC - some
other folk populated a channel on freenode, and declared it to be the
official channel of Linux Australia, it never was.
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