IRC logging of #openjdk

Andrew Haley aph at
Thu Jul 31 08:44:18 UTC 2008

David Herron wrote:
> Brian Matzon wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I talked to 'robilad' on IRC and he asked me to send this to the
>> discuss list.
>> I would like to get confirmation for running an IRC logging service in
>> the irc channel.
>> The service has been running for several other projects such as
>> #eclipse, #haiku, #macports and others - and provides an invaluable
>> resource for getting information about projects and issues within.

I doubt it, frankly.

>> I realize that some people do not like logs being published, which is
>> why I wanted to confirm this before publishing anything.

Some people are sometime intemperate.  This includes me.  The one
saving grace about IRC is that there aren't usually public logs.

>> This is a personal project and hold no commercial interrest. The logs
>> are exportable.
>> The logs will be available at:
>> (awaiting confirmation before being available).

> I remember being told in November 2006, when we launched that IRC
> channel, that we would not be logging the channel's content.  But I
> don't remember any reasoning or even quite who said this.

See above.

I don't think this is a good idea.


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