[Haskell-cafe] Status of status on freenode

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 18:49:01 EDT 2010

Walt Rorie-Baety <black.meph at gmail.com> writes:

> My work environment is what I'd call typical US corporate - IRC nodes are
> blocked, but I can use a web-based client to access it.
> A couple of days ago, someone had the poor taste to throw a pack of rabid
> spam bots into the #haskell channel, forcing the short-term solution of
> shutting down all web-based users. I noticed today that I can now access
> #haskell again, but have no voice.
> I'm wondering: is there any way to modify access to allow registered users
> to speak? I've tried using other web-based clients, but none of then connect
> to the freenode server.
> At home, I can (and do) use mIRC, so I'm not totally cut off - and now I can
> read, but not communicate back to, the #haskell channel.
> BTW, please direct me to another list, if this issue does not belong
> on it.

Edward Kmett had the same problem; I think in the end he sold it by
buying a hostmask and magically he could speak!

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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