On Thu, Aug 02, 2018 at 07:52:15AM -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
Hi folks, the Magazine IRC channel has been one of many, many
channels afflicted recently with spam. To try and combat this, I set
the "-q $~a" mode which means (as I understand from Fedora sysadmins)
unregistered nicks may not be able to "speak" in the channel.
If you are on the channel and you find you're getting warnings about
this, or you're having other trouble, ping me in a private message and
I'll see what I can do.
On the other hand, it's a VERY good idea to register your nick on
Freenode anyway. This also takes care of the problem. Here's how you
Once you register, you can do either of these to identify yourself to
the IRC nickserv any time you get on IRC:
/MSG NickServ identify <mypassword>
/MSG NickServ identify <nick> <mypassword>
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