konversation keeps getting owned
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Sat Mar 29 12:39:07 UTC 2008
D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> On Friday 28 March 2008, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> Is there another IRC client available that perhaps is a bit more secure
>> than konversation?
> There's a million of them. Most of them old school.
> apt-cache search irc|grep client
> Pick something. If it sucks, pick something else. I think I used to use
> BitchX before I remembered how much I despise IRC and all other forms of
> live chat.
LOL. I'm perplexed by what appears to me to be a resurgence of IRC for
support - essentially, ever since I started using Ubuntu, where the devs
use IRC a lot, I've been finding more and more software projects using IRC.
I hate it - I can't stand the interleaving of discussion. Unlike
newsgroups, which are like a private discussion (with a million people
eavesdropping, and occasionally butting in), it's like trying to hold a
conversation in a room full of people shouting at the top of their lungs.
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