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Re: to irc or not to irc
I never stated that #nanog was the official channel on efnet. I just suggested that were servers run by Nanog Folks already existing. Funny you should mention Jared. Did nether.net at one point and time host an Undernet Server? -- Matthew ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tim Brown" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Matthew McGehrin" <email@example.com> Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2004 12:17 PM Subject: Re: real-time DDoS help? > First and foremost, the #nanog IRC channel has absolutely nothing to > do with the nanog mailing list, other than it shares some common > personalities. Operational discussion is rarely experienced, the most > often-experienced relevant question is "how do I configure BGP", and > Secondly and perhaps most notably, IRC is in no way, shape, or form a > protocol or communications method one would describe as resilient or > operationally relevant. Neither are the instant messaging networks or > Jabber servers. IRC does not meet the "needs" of operators. > Describing these needs is a separate topic and probably not > appropriate for this mailing list, even though you could describe the > topic as operationally relevant.