threat to freenode (where openstack irc hangs out)

Julia Kreger juliaashleykreger at
Mon May 17 13:08:20 UTC 2021

If the situation doesn't sort itself out, perhaps a logical course of
action is to create a CNAME record, and have something like moving forward, That way the community could move
again without updating documentation... at least past the very first
mass-doc update.

On Fri, May 14, 2021 at 8:17 AM Jeremy Stanley <fungi at> wrote:
> On 2021-05-14 11:05:55 -0400 (-0400), Chris Morgan wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > I have no independent validation of this.
> It seems like that may not be the whole story. Regardless, the infra
> team have registered a small foothold of copies of our critical
> channels on OFTC years ago, and have always considered that a
> reasonable place to relocate in the event something happens to
> Freenode which makes it no longer suitable. Letting people know to
> switch the IRC server name in their clients and updating lots of
> documentation mentioning Freenode would be the hardest part,
> honestly.
> --
> Jeremy Stanley

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