move the ubuntu irc channels to jabber ?

Samir van de Sand samir.vds at
Sat Oct 21 23:12:04 BST 2006

On 10/22/06, Alexandre Strube <surak at> wrote:
> Em sáb, 2006-10-21 às 23:45 +0200, Samir van de Sand escreveu:
> > * From the rational point this is a better solution, because you can
> > use your existing IM program like Gaim and Kopete to connect to the
> > chat channels.
> There are people which use irc for what, 15 years. I do.

With my statement I meant, that you don't have to install an extra
application to connect to the channels. You can use Gaim / Kopete,
which is already preinstalled on Ubuntu Kubuntu

> > * In Jabber the Server communicate among each other, which means that
> > a user which has an account on jabber server a can enter a channel on
> > server b without connecting to server b and identifying on server b.
> > * Ubuntu as a free distribution should support the spreading of open
> > and standardized protocols in the IM world.
> Hum. IRC is open and standardized for more than a decade. And it works
> very well. Is there any real advantage on jabber?

Yeah, I know that IRC is open. I meant, that in' relation to the other
IM protocols like ICQ, AIM, MSN ...

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