Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#14547 closed (invalid)

Get Involved via IRC: Mibbit/Freenode not friendly with each other

Reported by: djangoproject@… Owned by: nobody
Component: * Version: 1.2
Severity: Keywords: irc, community
Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:


On the Django website, under Community ( there is a link in the upper right of the page to "Get Involved" on IRC. The link attempts to connect the user to the #django IRC channel using Mibbit, which Freenode doesn't approve of. The link should be changed to use some variation of:

More information on Freenode's decision here (not that it matters in relation to this ticket):

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by Greg Wogan-Browne

Needs documentation: unset
Needs tests: unset
Patch needs improvement: unset
Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by Russell Keith-Magee

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

The link you refer to reads irc:// There is no reference to mibbit, or any other IRC client - it's entirely up to your own web browser how that link is displayed. If you browser is using mibbit, and Freenode is rejecting mibbit connections, that's an issue between yourself and your web browser.

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