[IRCServices] Services

Ian R. Justman ianj at esper.net
Sat Mar 3 03:10:02 PST 2001

On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Collide wrote:

> Hi all,
>  Wingate/Proxy scan is a bad suggestion to add services. Some irc daemons
> check users on connect; I find them silly also anyway, they make user wait.
> You can use a proxy/wingate scanner bot. Try http://www.egghelp.org to have
> one.. It works perfect.

I'm already looking at SocksClearner as Andy had mentioned.  It's turning
out to be a bitch because it assumes an ircu-based network, and we don't
use ircu.

Andy:  The page is located at http://www.csoft.bg/decho/irc/sockscleaner/

>  I support Yusuf, chan/nick forbid should be rewriten.
>  And the other akill subject, "You are banned from this network" is the
> default akill reason for services, first time when a user is akilled, he/she
> saw the info anyway...

>From my own experience, I disagree with you on this point.  I say this
because it encourages/forces the user to interact with us via e-mail.  We
can also tell other affected users who is responsible for their being
akilled and why.  What else I might consider doing with the offender's
e-mail address is a discussion best left in private. ;)

--Ian R. Justman, Co-Founder and Postmaster, The EsperNet IRC Network.

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