[ovs-dev] [ovs-discuss] Moving of the primary #openvswitch channel to irc.libera.chat ?

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Jun 3 20:11:15 UTC 2021

[seems I saved this as a draft and never sent it, oops]

On Wed, May 26, 2021 at 01:41:01PM +0200, Ilya Maximets wrote:
> On 5/26/21 9:39 AM, Frode Nordahl wrote:
> > On Thu, May 20, 2021 at 10:08 PM Ihar Hrachyshka <ihrachys at redhat.com> wrote:
> > Our, and some 700 other channels, were just taken over for advertising
> > other IRC networks in topic (see attached screenshot). I think this is
> > the cue to leave Freenode.
> Yes, this looks like no way back.
> Ben did you lose control over the channel on freenode?

Yes.  I can't even get into #openvswitch.  It's invitation-only now.
Somehow I got put into ##openvswitch instead, but that is owned by a
freenode bot:

    ChanServ: (notice) Information on ##openvswitch:
    ChanServ: (notice) Founder    : freenode-placeholder-account
    ChanServ: (notice) Registered : May 26 02:38:03 2021 (1d 13h 54m 48s ago)
    ChanServ: (notice) Last used  : May 26 02:38:03 2021 (1d 13h 54m 48s ago)
    ChanServ: (notice) Mode lock  : +ntF
    ChanServ: (notice) Flags      : GUARD
    ChanServ: (notice) *** End of Info ***

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