[mapserver-dev] Freenode IRC taken over...

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Wed May 19 19:36:28 PDT 2021

Indeed there is some unfortunate drama.  Worst case, the former freenode 
staff have setup a new secure network (funded by a Swedish foundation): 

Connecting was very easy, similar to the old steps: 

We can now use the #mapserver channel there if/when need be.


On 2021-05-19 5:56 p.m., Steve Lime wrote:
> Seeing references to this on other lists (e.g. gdal-dev) - just google 
> "freenode takeover". Sounds like we should consider a new home or even a 
> new technology for chat-like features.
> --Steve
Jeff McKenna
GatewayGeo: Developers of MS4W, MapServer Consulting and Training
co-founder of FOSS4G

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