[ros-dev] IRC Logs

Ge van Geldorp gvg at reactos.org
Thu Sep 29 16:25:05 CEST 2005

> From: Rick Langschultz
> My reasoning behind logging IRC would be to provide a place 
> where finding information about bugs, features, websites, etc 
> on the channel. If someone wanted to look up more information 
> on a particular subject they could simply click on the log 
> and go to any particular spot on the wiki or the web to 
> obtain more information.  
> What if someone wasn't able to use IRC because they were at 
> work, or blocked because of parental controls, etc? Providing 
> a log would allow a person to find out what is happening. 
> Just a thought.

When the reactos.com site was cracked in July, it left a script which
contacted an IRC channel and got further instructions from there. That alone
is enough for me to disallow any IRC connections from the box.

Ge van Geldorp.

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