[wp-hackers] IRC Problems

Viper007Bond lists at viper007bond.com
Tue Jul 18 02:23:20 GMT 2006

Couldn't agree more with the below.

Tony wrote:
>  > On the social side, however, I agree. io_error seems like a good
>  > candidate for an op on the channel, I'm open to other suggestions. 3
>  > regulars seems like a good number.
> I'd love to see io_error, masquerade, and tunicwriter as three people 
> who have access to ops.
>  > Serious trolls, people with botnets, etc need to
>  > be handled on the Freenode level otherwise it's like irritating a wasp
>  > with a piece of paper.
> In the long term, yes, Freenode needs to be involved.  But I can't 
> describe how frustrating it is to get a hold of a freenode staffer in a 
> good amount of time - last time I tried when #wordpress was trolled, it 
> took about 5 minutes of flooding to get a hold of someone who could 
> actually do something, and I think in the end it turned out to be lilo.
> We _need_ an ops dude in there to temporarily +m until a freenode 
> staffer can be contacted, or +b if it's an isolated troller.

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