[wellylug] IRC

Mark Foster blakjak at blakjak.net
Fri Mar 22 19:47:46 NZDT 2013


On 22/03/13 19:23, Andrew Tarr wrote:
> On 22/03/13 19:21, Shiv Manas wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 7:14 PM, Andrew Tarr <andrewtarr at gmx.net
>> <mailto:andrewtarr at gmx.net>> wrote:
>>
>>     On 22/03/13 18:13, Shiv Manas wrote:
>>
>>         Unfortunately (or fortunately), Freenode doesn't like bots.
>>
>>         http://freenode.net/poundfreenode.shtml#bots
>>
>>
>>
>>     Seems to me that's about #freenode, the freenode help channel.
>>
>>     -A.
>>
>>
>>
>> Hmm, true. I can't seem to find it in writing anymore (maybe they
>> updated the site?), but as a freenode regular, I was always under the
>> impression that they didn't like bots. 
>>
>>
>
> I was a regular on one or two channels a few years back, and they had
> bots.  I never heard anything against them.
>
> I suppose they might have changed the policy.
>
> ( I would have thought it'd be a channel policy, not a network one. )
>
> -A.

Yes, that's the #freenode ruleset.  You need to check the MOTD for the
specific server you're on to see if it has a bot policy, but usually
well-behaved ones are fine.

I run a few on other networks without drama, none on Freenode however...

Cheers
Mark.
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