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From Addi <a...@rocktreesky.com>
Subject Re: [off topic] irc client for windows? [was: Re: Forrest Friday for November (was Re: LaTeX output plugin)
Date Fri, 11 Nov 2005 13:44:35 GMT
I use Trillian (http://www.ceruleanstudios.com) when on my Windows 
comp.  Totally free.

Addi

Gav.... wrote:

>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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