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Using Irssi to communicate within free software projects

Using Irssi to communicate within free software projects

Posted Jun 28, 2007 21:40 UTC (Thu) by njs (guest, #40338)
In reply to: Using Irssi to communicate within free software projects by rwmj
Parent article: Using Irssi to communicate within free software projects

Advantages over xchat? "Runnable in screen(1)", mostly. This matters more to some people than others.


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Using Irssi to communicate within free software projects

Posted Jun 30, 2007 5:14 UTC (Sat) by jordanb (guest, #45668) [Link]

Lots of IRC clients run well in screen, and *most* window different channels. I've never seen that doesn't besides the original irc and ircii.

I guess this thing is scriptable in Perl.. and that's useful for Joey, not for me. If I had a need for a scriptable IRC client I'd probably use erc in emacs. If I have to use a crusty old language that I don't know at least it's going to be an interesting one. :)

By the way, I use "lostirc', still a gtk client but with a teeny tiny footprint compared to xchat.


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