[zeromq-dev] Moving IRC channel from freenode

orzodk at neomailbox.ch orzodk at neomailbox.ch
Wed May 19 21:39:57 CEST 2021

Quoting Luca Boccassi <luca.boccassi at gmail.com>:

> Hi,
> It looks like Freenode has been subject to an hostile takeover. We
> should move away the #zeromq IRC channel from it.
> https://boingboing.net/2021/05/19/freenode-irc-staff-quit-after-new-owner-seizes-control.html
> The former Freenode staff created a new domain, libera.chat - it seems
> to be under heavy load and it's not possible to register nickanems
> right now. There's also the pre-existing oftc.net, which for example
> hosts all Debian's channels.
> Any preferences between the two?

Freenode has always been rife with drama. My 2 cents would be to go with oftc.

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