[MPlayer-dev-eng] Registering MPlayer at Libera IRC network

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sat May 29 11:42:40 EEST 2021

> On 28 May 2021, at 19:06, Alexander Strasser <eclipse7 at gmx.net> wrote:
> On 2021-05-27 10:19 +0200, Alexander Strasser wrote:
>> the situation on freenode has changed visibly in the very recent
>> days. AFAICT channels were changed by freenode and topics were
>> analyzed to find those channels. [1][2][3][4]
>> Personally I have lost trust in the people currently running the
>> freenode IRC network.
>> I wouldn't have expected being in this situation right now :(
>> I propose to move to Libera and therefore do the following:
>> 1. Update IRC section on mailing lists page to point to Libera
>> 2. Post a news entry announcing the switch
>> 3. Change topic on freenode: "Old channel, please read the news-entry"
> Done.
> 1. repo homepage r3732
> 2. repo homepage r3731 (thx @ Compn)
> 3. topics changed (thx @ Compn & iive)

Thanks everyone!
I agree, we expected that registering new channels would just be a
Plan B to start with and a decision to be taken later, but unfortunately
the decision was made for us.

Best regards,

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