Roy Tennant said the following on 2/28/2006 2:56 PM:
> 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.
This is what I do because of blocked IRC ports. I run irssi via screen
on my linux virtual server via ssh. Another option is install an irc cgi
script if you have access to a webserver. I know some people in my LUG
go that route.
> 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