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From "Gav...." <brightoncomput...@brightontown.com.au>
Subject Re: [off topic] irc client for windows? [was: Re: Forrest Friday for November (was Re: LaTeX output plugin)
Date Fri, 11 Nov 2005 11:08:46 GMT
mIRC is excellent and is what I use, free for 30 days I think then costs 
around $20 but continues on past 30 days anyway.

http://mirc.com/

Gav...

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tim Williams" <williamstw@gmail.com>
To: <dev@forrest.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, November 11, 2005 12:48 PM
Subject: [off topic] irc client for windows? [was: Re: Forrest Friday for 
November (was Re: LaTeX output plugin)


|I usually participate by ssh'ing to my linux box and using xchat but
| I'm on travel and don't have that capability.  the windows version of
| xchat apparently costs money.  so, can someone recommend a good free
| irc client for windows?  I've got cygwin too but don't immediately see
| an irc capability in there either.
|
| --tim
|
| On 11/10/05, David Crossley <crossley@apache.org> wrote:
| > 11 November starting at 06:00 Greenwich Mean Time.
| > See the calendar for your time zone.
| >
| > We will use conventional IRC. The main communication
| > medium is still the dev mailing list.
| >
| > The channel name is "for-n".
| >
| > The topic is to finish locationmap, clean up Jira,
| > prioritise issues for next release, more xhtml2 dev.
| > See below.
| >
| > So the start time is 2 hours away.
| >
| > -David
| >
| > Ross Gardler wrote:
| > > Gav.... wrote:
| > > >From: "Ross Gardler"
| > > >| Ferdinand Soethe wrote:
| > > >| >
| > > >| > Does it make sense to base all transformations on XHTML2 (out 
soon to
| > > >| > be meta-format) rather than document13?
| > > >|
| > > >| I would love to say yes, but then the danger is not actually 
getting the
| > > >| move to XHTML2 done. We keep agreeing it should be done (for around 
2
| > > >| years now), but we seem to be failing in actually tackling the job
| > > >| because it is such a major task.
| > > >|
| > > >| At present I am thinking the only way it will ever happen is if we 
have
| > > >| a complete rewrite of Forrest from the bottom up.
| > > >|
| > > >| Personally, I think the only way it is ever going to happen, with 
the
| > > >| current method of working, is if an individual just does it. How 
long it
| > > >| will be before one of us has that kind of time is anyones guess.
| > > >|
| > > >| Therefore, I (that is, me as an individual, this is not necessarily 
the
| > > >| view of the community) would recommend using XDoc for fear of 
waiting
| > > >| forever to make XHTML2 usable.
| > > >
| > > >Well, maybe this can be part of the discussion for Forrest Friday 
which
| > > >happens
| > > >to be THIS FRIDAY people, so whos going to make it for any amount of 
time
| > > >and what should the topic of the day be.
| > > >
| > > >My opinion, keep on with http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-184
| > > >issues and
| > > >keep XHTML2 as the main focus along with the usual Jira cleanup.
| > > >
| > > >I will be there at various points in time.
| > >
| > > Thanks for bringing this up, sorry I've not been able to respond 
quicker
| > > and help develop a plan for FF.
| > >
| > > I will present for some of the time. My own focus will be on finishing
| > > off the locationmap stuff (FOR-200) which is a precursor to the views
| > > integration which, in turn is a precursor to the XHTML2 move.
| > >
| > > I'll also be spending some time sorting out the issue tracker to
| > > prioritise for a 0.8 release - maybe I'll even fix a couple of issues!
| > >
| > > It would be great if we can see the tasks in FOR-184 (XHTML2) fleshed
| > > out by those who understand how the views 2 stuff impacts them.
| > >
| > > Ross
| >
|
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