In message <***@panix2.panix.com> Ted Heise <***@panix.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 25 May 2021 12:47:49 -0000 (UTC),
> Lewis <***@kreme.dont-email.me> wrote:
>> In message <***@panix2.panix.com> Ted Heise <***@panix.com> wrote:
>> > On 24 May 2021 23:41:40 GMT,
>> > andrew <***@skamandros.invalid> wrote:
>> >> Pending JED being happy and also pending final approval by the
>> >> new Libera.Chat admins I have created #slrn on libera. The old
>> >> #slrn on Freenode was registered by Michael Prokop but has not
>> >> seen much action for a long time. So perhaps this will be
>> >> useful?
>> >> I will keep it going for a few weeks anyway and see if it
>> >> addresses a need. Details for about the new libera IRC servers,
>> >> and connecting with SASL, can be found here:
>> >> https://libera.chat/
>> >> Perhaps see you there?
>> > Nice idea, Andrew. I tried the following:
>> > bash-5.1$ irc -R irc.libera.chat:6697
>> is that a TLS connection?
> No idea. I just put in the string that was at the cited website.
the website notes that is a TLS port (6667 is unencrypted IRC, 6687 is
STARTTLS, and 6697 is TLS).
"It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents -- except
at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of
wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our
scene lies) rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating
the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the