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Re: irc.debian.org

On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 10:53:59PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> There's nothing particularly deep here; everyone who's used OPN/freenode
> is fairly well aware how much/little it netsplits, and that it's doing a
> fundraising drive. Presumably a fair number of people are aware of OFTC
> now too. Given that a bunch of developers seem to prefer OFTC, is there
> any reason not to setup a "<|>" bot to relay traffic between OPN and OFTC,
> and let people make their own choices about which network to support?

People will complain about how the bot is spamming them with stuff
from another network that they didn't want to see, and they'll start a
big argument on one of the lists and try to pass a GR requiring all
automated IRC relays to wear a purple hat.

  .''`.  ** Debian GNU/Linux ** | Andrew Suffield
 : :' :  http://www.debian.org/ | Dept. of Computing,
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