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Re: irc mechanism ..

> From: Seth R Arnold <sarnold@willamette.edu>

> * Fadly <fadly@pinguin.stttelkom.ac.id> [000424 20:20]:
> > i'm sorry if for posting this stupid question ..
> > Actually i plan to make an irc client using java
> > but any sample programs that came to me using applet+servlet ..
> > all i wanna build is just an irc client which will connect to
> > irc server using java applet (without server) ..
> Fadly, your best bet for finding information on the irc stuff is
> probably reading ircii source code. Perhaps there are RFCs for irc, it
> would make sense for there to be such things.
> However, I would suggest a java application instead of java applet --
> the security sandboxes in most common web browsers would prevent the
> applet from connecting to random servers unless the applet came from the
> server to which the user wishes to connect. An application has no such
> issue.

It could also be stored locally, or could be signed.

Daniel Barclay
(Hmm.  A little worrisome:  http://www.junkbusters.com/cgi-bin/privacy
                            http://www.anonymizer.com/snoop.cgi )

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