An alternative is to first connect to a remote server and then IRC
from there. That is what I do, but for different reasons (so I can
keep the channel going in a screen session and therefore be able to
scroll back when I reconnect). Dan turned me on to this technique.
On Feb 28, 2006, at 11:53 AM, Andrew Nagy wrote:
> My university has blocked the standard IRC port due to massive trojan
> traffic. Does the freenode.net irc server allow any other non-
> ports? I checked their website, but their is no mention of ports