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If your ISP attempts to block IRC, there are [[ways around an IRC block]].
 
If your ISP attempts to block IRC, there are [[ways around an IRC block]].
 
=== Web portal ===
 
 
In addition to the above programs that support IRC, Our friends at Yossman have setup a [http://yossman.net/byxnet/webchat.freenode/irc.cgi web based irc portal] from which you can access '''#freeculture'''. In the first field, erase ''yossnet08'' and enter your name with no spaces. In the second field, erase ''#wikipedia'' and enter ''#freeculture''. Then, press the login button.
 
 
This may be particularly useful if you have trouble connecting via other mechanisms.
 
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Revision as of 16:54, 4 May 2006

Internet Relay Chat, or IRC, is an online protocol used to chat in near-realtime. IRC predates instant messaging and is particularly popular among F/OSS developers.

FreeCulture.org uses IRC for meetings and community chats, because

  1. it is an open protocol, and
  2. it is widely supported, including popular F/OSS implementations

FreeCulture.org maintains an IRC channel at #freeculture on server irc.freenode.net. Click here if you have an IRC client installed.

How to use

IRC is widely supported by many programs. Below are a few:

If your ISP attempts to block IRC, there are ways around an IRC block.

See also

External links