[Wolves] is the lug dead?

Alan Pope alan.pope at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 10:12:19 BST 2005

On 12/10/05, Stuart Langridge <sil at kryogenix.org> wrote:
> > You could use cgi:irc [1] for this too. I've seen people embed irc
> > clients on the web via java applets and the like. One of the problems
> > with those is that they often can't make their way through corporate
> > proxies, where cgi:irc can.
> Yep. I looked at cgi:irc for the thing that I did, but my key point
> (and, I suspect, Pete's) is that I wanted people not to necessarily
> know that they were connected to an IRC server. AFAICT, you can't make
> cgi:irc just be a box for text and a box for entry; it has to look and
> work like an irc client.

I've seen it used in a popup window that the average joe wouldn't
recognise as irc. You can control what they have access to as well,
only one channel on one specific server with one port. It can generate
random nicknames too. So the user just clicks one button and they're


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