Freenode and libera.chat
zaitcev at redhat.com
Thu May 20 01:03:31 UTC 2021
On Wed, 19 May 2021 14:19:02 +0100
Erno Kuvaja <ekuvaja at redhat.com> wrote:
> I think it's our time to take swift action and show our support to all the
> hard working volunteers who were behind freenode and move all our
> activities to irc.libera.chat.
I would prefer to take a deliberate action instead.
The leaders of the split admit that their actions
were planned in advance. It says so at their website:
"In early 2021, that changed. ... This was the writing on the wall.
As a precautionary measure, we began laying the groundwork for what
would become Libera.Chat."
So they were plotting this for a long time and we're supposed
to jump swiftly? That doesn't seem very fair.
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