[OSM-talk] [Talk-us] Slack

Nicolás Alvarez nicolas.alvarez at gmail.com
Sat Apr 2 18:14:26 UTC 2016

> El 2 abr 2016, a las 13:48, Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com> escribió:
> It is very easy to log, anyone can do it, there is no secret anything. If you have a machine that is always on, like my desktop, you just log in and you have the transcript/log of whatever goes on. There are literally 100's of people that do that in the #OSM channel (222 at the moment).
> Many channels intentionally log their traffic to the web for transparency and easy to catch up for not always connected people. Individuals and services can do the same thing if they want.

I don't know about OFTC, but in freenode it is network policy that public IRC logging (such as publishing logs on a website) must be clearly stated for anyone who joins, for example by saying it in the channel topic. Public logging is okay, but people have to know if it's happening.


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