[Dancer-users] IRC logs

Иван Бессарабов ivan at bessarabov.ru
Thu May 5 09:25:41 CEST 2011

Thank you for the detailed explanation.

It's a pity that the community has decided not to publish irc logs
publicly. Hope this decision will change someday.
I was planning to find out (or to write) some script that will save
everything that is going on on irc to make it possible to read the
discussions later, but after you answer I understood that it is better
not to save anything even local, because I don't want to be afraid of
the possible leak of that logs.

2011/5/4 David Precious <davidp at preshweb.co.uk>:
> On Wednesday 04 May 2011 05:14:57 Иван Бессарабов wrote:
>> A lot of dancer discussion is made on IRC channel #dancer on irc.perl.org.
>> I want to know if the discussions there are saved somewhere and is it
>> possible to read them latter without using irc clients.
> It has been suggested before, but the general consensus was not to provide
> public logs.  To do so would require making participants aware of the logging,
> and could discourage people from chatting openly, or forever preserve in
> history something which someone said in the heat of the moment and regrets
> later, say.
> I do agree that it could be valuable perhaps, though, as there's lots of
> helpful discussion on #dancer.
> You're welcome to do your own logging from your IRC client, but we ask that
> you don't publish the logs you generate publically.
> Cheers
> Dave P
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