Emergency contact

Martin Meredith mez at ubuntu.com
Mon Jun 16 21:49:53 UTC 2008

As I've said - I dont mind people talking about me, and if so, feel free
to use m e z or similar. in this case though, it should have been a

I'd like to request that I be highlighted when you're unsure - I'd
rather be highlighted for something nonsensical than miss something

On Mon, 2008-06-16 at 22:13 +0100, Paul O'Malley wrote:
> John Vivirito wrote:
> > Martin Meredith wrote:
> >>
> >> But please, don't rely on IRC pinglogs for something that might be
> >> important. IRC is not the best medium for getting something across.
> >>
> > I am unable to say exactly why they used m e z but most of time alot of
> > people including myself to avoid pinging someone that is busy so they
> > are not taken away from what they are doing. This is just a general way
> > to explain that part i use _ or * instead of spaces.
> > 
> > 
> using m e z or om^paul or Nal - -  ioth or something like that is to 
> stop the client from highlighting after the person has been mentioned at 
> least once in a channel
> it means you don't scroll back to a "rubbish" highlight where people are 
> talking about talk (or that is the hope) of course others might just use 
> your nick and then you get think you have it covered and you don't
> ohh well
> :-)
> If you are away for a good while and then you come back this can but 
> help better than 10k scrollback
> grep ompaul .xchat/xchatlogs/whatever server and #channel.log
> Cheers
> Paul
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