[Pkg-rust-maintainers] IRC room

Henry-Nicolas Tourneur debian at nilux.be
Thu Aug 27 17:30:08 BST 2020

> > For contacting Debian rust members I am trying to connect to
> > the debian-rust chatroom on OFTC. But with polari I dont get
> > a connection. Other Debian chatrooms on OFTC are no problem.
> > 
> > Any idea what happens? (the Polari log dont give a clue).
> > I have a vaid UID/PW.
> Hi Willem,
> If you mean that you have a registered nickname on oftc which is authenticated
> by NickServ, then it should work. I get kicked when the Matrix-IRC bridge
> sometimes loses the credentials and I need to reauthenticate with NickServ.
> I hope this helps and you manage to log into the channel.
> I'm not sure, maybe there was a problem with IRC spammers in the past, so
> maybe that's why the channel is configured like that. If not, then we could
> loosen the requirement as far as I am concerned (but I'm no channel admin).
> I'd love to see shortwave packaged, would be happy to see the current state of
> your package.
> BR, Wolfgang.
Hello Willem,

About the Polari issue, this doc [0] explains how to authenticate your
registered account against NickServ.

Maybe try that so that you can come and talk on #debian-rust.

Best regards,

[0] https://help.gnome.org/users/polari/stable/irc-nick-password.html.en

Henry-Nicolas Tourneur
mxid: @hntourne:matrix.nilux.be

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