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Re: IRC problems

From: Rinke Hoekstra <hoekstra@uva.nl>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 13:44:29 +0200
Cc: public-egov-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <AECED71B-36C1-41CF-92D1-B8E2AD473338@uva.nl>
To: "Benjamin Nguyen" <benjie.nguyen@gmail.com>

Hi All,

Most IRC clients do not force you to connect through a secure port and  
will let you connect through port 80 as well. I know Qolloquy (for  
mac) does.



On 10 jul 2008, at 13:28, Benjamin Nguyen wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am behind a firewall, and I usually connect to IRC using the web  
> interface, however on my computer for some undetermined reason (I'm  
> using Windows XP) I have tremendous lag receiving information from  
> IRC. Surprisingly, the information I type seems to go out "in real  
> time" but I get feedback only minutes later. On of my collegues also  
> connecter to the IRC web interface but using linux has no lag... so  
> I'd say even the web IRC can be dodgy, in my case it is.
> Regards,
> BN
> 2008/7/10 Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>:
> All,
> I heard from some of you issues connecting to IRC because of  
> firewalls. Some colleagues have reminded me that the IRC server at  
> W3C is also available using the standard port 80.
> So if you can browse the Web, you should be able to connect using  
> that port. Please, try it next time and let me know if you cannot  
> still get in.
>  http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/wiki/Teleconferences#How-to_join__- 
> _IRC
> Best,
> Jose.
> --
> Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>    W3C/CTIC
> eGovernment Lead                  http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/

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