Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2006 10:06 pm
guess im old fassion if i say opers shouldn't use mirc or any other brainless GUI irc client
I used to share the same anti-mIRC sentiments, but I was young(er) and honestly, I have no real reason to dislike it, besides that I was a lot more comfortable with ircii (and later epic). What exactly are your reasons mIRC is "brainless"? It does seem to be very scriptable and really, you can do everything via the command line if you choose to. The mouse isn't an absolute requirement, but it sure does help with the windows. I still don't use it as my primary client, but what are the reasons against mIRC for opers?Doa wrote:guess im old fassion if i say opers shouldn't use mirc or any other brainless GUI irc client
How do you kill an entire network with one click in mIRC? Would it be a function of a script? I've never opered up using mIRC, so I don't know if there's some new feature that shows up if you're opered up. As for exploitable irc clients... mIRC can't be the only one. And personally, yes, I still like text based irc clients too.Doa wrote:you could kill an entire network with a "click"
then there are the exploits
besides that i find text-based clients still much more usefull for a good overview if you are on a lot of servers/channels but thats just me.
i also have the nasty habbit when it comes to take new opers to select only users with irssi
Some years ago I spoke to one of the authors of ircN (or scripts) and he was a noob (probably you slakker), didn't know what he was on about. Can't remember the exact details, but I certainly wouldn't wanna use that buggy crap. Do I really need to justify it?wundr wrote:Why? I've been using ircN 7 for years, and rather like it (although I admit I haven't tried the ircN 8 betas yet). Why does it "suck"? If you are telling a member of the ircN development team that their project "sucks", it may be useful to tell them why you think so.HM2K wrote: besides ircN sucks anyway.
I'm curious why you say a network that uses UnrealIRC would be more interested?I would recommend trying a network that uses UnrealIRC rarther than ratbox/hybrid, they are more likly to be your target audience.
BTW, plenty of EFNet opers use 3rd party scripts on various clients...
"I'm kind of a big deal."HM2K wrote:Just as a final note, I kinda know what i'm on about as I wrote an oper script a few years ago as I used to run Unreal IRCD and people kept asking what the commands were...
I hope this has been educational.