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Choosing a Python IRC library


Looks complex to begin with but ended up being effective enough to not consider other libraries.

Connecting is as simple as the following:

import irc.client

client = irc.client.IRC()
server = client.server()
server.connect('localhost', 6667, 'test') 170 more words

Donate to Celebrate

When I hear something awful on the news or see an article about civil war in the Middle East, I’m not even shocked anymore. This may sound insensitive, but the incredible amount of strife and conflict all over the world has desensitized me. 393 more words

Isa Alessandra

Running statically linked Quassel core on 64-bit Ubuntu

Quassel is a cool IRC client and server. From its homepage:

Quassel IRC is a modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client, meaning that one (or multiple) client(s) can attach to and detach from a central core — much like the popular combination of screen and a text-based IRC client such as WeeChat, but graphical.

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The lost communication path

So I had a conversation with a friend yesterday, a long time Internet enthusiast himself. The type that used to log in with 1200bps modems like myself. 180 more words

Oldies at Large – Portland OR

Portland for us is a special stop, one where we will be linking up with friends who are like family in our life journey. It is also a great city to visit. 802 more words


Where is everyone? Report by MSF

Last week, Médecins Sans Frontières published a critical report on the limitations and deficiencies of the international aid response to crises. Some good work is taking place, and lives are being saved, but much more can, and should be done, to reach those people most in need. 128 more words


My First "Takeover" IRC Author Event

As previously mentioned in an earlier post, much of this “self-promotion” thing is new to me. “Takevoers,” “Blog Tours,” and “Facebook Parties” simply weren’t part of my vocabulary. 225 more words