[crossfire] Improving IRC availability with a chat bridge

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Sat Feb 2 20:21:07 CST 2019

On Fri, Feb 01, 2019 at 10:04:30PM -0500, Nathaniel Kipps wrote:
> > There is zero reason to move from IRC... thank you.
> Absolutely, we are not proposing to replace the IRC in any way, just
> extend it to improve the accessibility.
> > I see great reasons to end web based forums..
> Can you give some of these reasons? I'd love to hear them.
> On a related note, I think the metalforge forums came back online
> recently, or so I'm told. I think it's been mentioned in IRC, but not
> here.

They depend on  a browser, they spy on you, they are not quick, they
don't integrate with my email client, I can't run them from a shell,
they are a security nightmare, they don't allow for smother
communications .... etc etc etc.

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