IRC Channel

Gerald Davies gerald.davies at
Sat Jan 1 20:38:49 GMT 2005

whilst, i agree that it is no substitute for security it certainly
makes the logs of a server/box/whatever you IRC from  a little bit
more sane when you don't have the hoards of idiots probing it from

On Sat, 1 Jan 2005 20:35:47 +0000, Paul Robinson <paul at> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 01, 2005 at 07:25:54PM +0000, Gerald Davies wrote:
> > of course they are advantages.  its fairly obvious what the main
> > advantage is - security.  doh.
> IRC is not a place to worry about security. It is a waste of time -
> that's the point. If you haven't firewalled your box, no hostmasking is
> going to save you.
> Networks that offer hostmasking and nick registration really need to
> take the cork out, so to speak...
> --
> Paul Robinson
> "All I know is I'm not a Marxist" - Karl Marx

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