#fedora and freenode registration

Thomas Janssen thomasj at fedoraproject.org
Thu Feb 11 20:39:24 UTC 2010

2010/2/11 Jesse Keating <jkeating at redhat.com>:
> On Thu, 2010-02-11 at 12:30 -0700, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
>> People who are not registered with freenode who try and /join #fedora
>> will be redirected to the #fedora-unregistered channel. There they
>> will be given a welcome message explaining that they need to register
>> to join #fedora. The topic of the channel points to registration
>> information. A automated bot sends a message to that channel every
>> 10min with further instructions on how to register. Additionally,
>> there are some of the regular #fedora helpers in channel there to help
>> people get registered.
> Just a note on this.  Two different proxy solutions I've used managed to
> attempt joining a restricted channel before the nick auth step has
> completed, thus bouncing me into the unregistered channel.  It takes a
> moment or three to realize this is what happened, /and/ which channel I
> didn't quite succeed in auto joining.  Is there any way to make this
> auto message somewhat dynamic to tell what channel you tried to join and
> got bounced from?  Also can we add some info about use of proxies and
> the timing of channel joining?

Maybe we could add/you could try something like i use in irssi:

autosendcmd = "/^msg nickserv identify passwordhere;wait 10000";

Works very well with my group'd nicks.

LG Thomas

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