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posted by mattie_p on Thursday February 20 2014, @06:00AM   Printer-friendly
from the idk-about-you-but-irc-irks-me dept.

Landon writes:

"The (evil?) IRC overlord and crew are wondering what you think about our new IRC network. What can we do better? What do you want to see happen with our new network? Heck, should we even have a new network?

See more in Landon's journal"

 
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  • (Score: 1) by Geotti on Friday February 21 2014, @03:33AM

    by Geotti (1146) on Friday February 21 2014, @03:33AM (#4046) Journal

    Id say focus on the task at hand, or it will fail.
    Walk before you try to Run.

    Agreed.
    Why not add a newsgroup server, while you're at it?
    What's wrong with (a) channel(s) on the existing networks? What's wrong with slashnet, for example? It ain't run by Dice.

    This sounds like a procrastination effort to me. It's cool that we've all got the 'leet skillz to set up an IRCd, but should we do that just because we can?
    We're not forking freenet, 'cause they ignored the community, we're forking /..

    Don't spread our momentum too thin, focus on what brought us here instead.

  • (Score: 1) by Geotti on Friday February 21 2014, @03:39AM

    by Geotti (1146) on Friday February 21 2014, @03:39AM (#4047) Journal

    Oh, and about that voice thing: get the bots to give out voice during moderated discussions according to user karma and integrate better with the site.

    We don't need a network for that and might make some friends on the existing networks for driving extra traffic to them.

    Just my couple cents.