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Re: irc.debian.org



On Saturday 13 May 2006 14:42, Noèl Köthe wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 30.04.2006, 19:34 +0100 schrieb Steve McIntyre:
> > I've heard it suggested by a variety of people that we should move the
> > official irc.debian.org alias away from freenode to oftc. I can see
> > that more and more of my own Debian IRC discussions are on oftc, to
> > the extent that I'm (currently) not on any freenode channels at
> > all.
>
> oftc support ssl connections (ircs.oftc.net:9999) so the secret nickserv
> and chanserv passwords wouldn't get sniffed via debconf6 wlan.:)

Most Jabber servers support or require SSL connections and transparently 
provides what should have been basic functionality in IRC but ended up tacked 
on as nickserv and chanserv without having to deal with the insecurity and 
unreliability of most nickserv and chanserv implementations.

-- 
Paul Johnson
Email and IM (XMPP & Google Talk): baloo@ursine.ca
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