Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

It's quite a bit easier to run a bouncer than a mailserver! With mail, you have to worry about handling spam, and whether your messages are delivered or blocked, and all the setups are really involved.

With Weechat, as long as you manage to add a server from the UI and then `/relay add ssl.irc 8000`, you typically just need a script that runs `tmux new-session -d weechat` on startup. And it has mobile clients.

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact