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Re: Instant chats and central servers
From: Jason Slagle <raistlin () tacorp net>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 21:39:09 -0400 (EDT)


Newer versions of bahamut will do encrypted links.  Just rc4.

http://bahamut.dal.net

Scalability while compressing to clients is a severly limiting factor
unless you only plan on using it locally.

Jason

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On Tue, 8 May 2001, Christopher A. Woodfield wrote:


This begs a question - does anyone have good experience with SSL-enabled 
IRC servers? I'm testing UnrealIRCd right now, but I've run into some 
showstopper bugs when trying to link servers over SSL. Any other 
suggestions?

-Chris

On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 08:50:29PM +0200, Peter van Dijk wrote:

On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 11:35:27AM -0700, Sean Donelan wrote:
[snip]
If folks are using this these services for real-time communications,
should we be trying to improve their reliability?  Or is this just a
"feature" of how presence services work.

We use IRC for internal communication, and for communication with
techies of several other Dutch ISPs. Works like a charm, and the irc
server is local to us. If it's down, you pick another irc-server on
the same network.

Works for us, works for lot of people.

Greetz, Peter.





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