Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1289866
Connection to support doesn't work
Last modified: 2016-12-20 11:49:36 EST
Description of problem:
Fedora 23's default IRC client doesn't connect to the IRC support documented in https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Communicating_and_getting_help?rd=Communicate
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. open polari
2. open connection to chat.freenode.org
3. join #fedora
4. register your account (difficult, since polari doesn't support /msg)
5. log in (difficult, /query NickServ, identify blah)
6. join #fedora
Zero users connected. Polari hasn't re-joined #fedora after registering, it appears to be stuck on the 'register' error condition.
It's impossible to type.
About a hundred users connected.
Empathy now uses polari by default, I think. I'm pretty sure it used a different IRC client in Fedora 22.
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