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IRC Bouncers (BNC)

Postby HM2K » Wed Sep 10, 2008 11:40 am

I was wondering a little history about IRC bouncers (BNC)...

Does anyone know who coined the term? How it came about?

Does anyone know which was the oldest/first IRC bouncer?

Which BNC's are most notable and why?

Which BNC (if any) do you use and why?
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Re: IRC Bouncers (BNC)

Postby phisher1 » Mon Sep 22, 2008 2:16 pm

HM2K wrote:Which BNC's are most notable and why?

Probably psybnc.. it seems to be the most popular.. although I used to use ezbounce.
There is a fairly newer BNC out available called ZNC. It it pretty good. It has a built in themeable webserver for configuration.
It supports ssl, ipv6, plugins, etc.. http://en.znc.in/wiki/ZNC

HM2K wrote:Which BNC (if any) do you use and why?

None.. irssi 4 life =)
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Re: IRC Bouncers (BNC)

Postby D. King » Thu Dec 18, 2008 1:38 am

I like shroudBNC because it offers a lot of features. Doesn't seem widely used on EFNet though :o
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Re: IRC Bouncers (BNC)

Postby au- » Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:25 pm

I use ShroudBNC myself, mainly because it's simple to use.
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Re: IRC Bouncers (BNC)

Postby centropypc » Sat May 15, 2010 7:33 pm

psy-bnc but then most do the same thing.

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