Re: irc and that Free Software thing
On Sat, May 09, 1998 at 11:38:13PM +1200, Andrew wrote:
> Well, my university doesn't seem to want me to use irc (spoilsports :[),
> at least that is what I presume "no route to host" means (I've tried
> several servers).
> So... can I configure ircII or any of the other clients to use a telnet
> proxy? Or does anyone know of a telnet service (I tried the ones listed on
> www.irchelp.org, but either they didn't work or they wanted a password).
I apologize for preaching, but usually universities ban IRC because
it consumes finite resources which are needed for course-related work.
As a university student myself, I get pretty annoyed if I can't get
a terminal to do some work because people are browsing the web, for example.
I don't know about .NZ, but in .AU net access isn't really too expensive.
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