The usage share of IRC clients has always been something I’m interested in. This is partially to see how many people are using Instantbird or Mozilla Thunderbird for IRC (as I’ve written much of the IRC code for those clients). Usage share of browsers is quite a …
If you haven’t seen the announcement… Instantbird 1.2 has been released! It’s got a ton of great new features that I’m excited for: better tab complete, a marker showing the last viewed messages, support for Bonjour and more. But the most exciting bits to me are …read more →
I additionally don’t like this idea since …read more →
In a previous post I had briefly gone over the “history of IRC” as I know it. I’m going to expand on this a bit as I’ve come to understand it a bit more while reading through documentation. (Hopefully it won’t sound too much like a rant …read more →
Another month has gone by so it’s time for another status update. Unfortunately not as much got done this month as I was hoping, but here’s a quick update of what I’ve worked on:read more →
“Maybe we could ask clokep if he’d like to write something about js-irc? Why it is done, what the advantages are once it’s done, how he is working on it …read more →
I’ve been working on rewriting the IRC plugin for Instantbird since the summer (sometime in August, I can’t seem to find the exact date — at least since Sept. 10th though).
Since libpurple (used in Pidgin, Adium, etc.) provides the IRC protocol that we currently use, why do this …read more →