I'm still dlowe on irc.libera.chat.

So far the migration hasn't gone so smoothly, though. Someone named chainsaw-wielder has registered a ton of popular channels from freenode, like .

I dropped my client onto github today! It's 1000sloc of /Tk for the core, plus a bunch of plugins. I've been using it as my primary client for the past couple of years, so it's well-used.

It's not for everyone, but I'd say it's one of the most hackable clients out there.


I used to be a lot weirder. I'm a middle-aged geek, father to two boys, and I bang out code at . I live near Boston now, but I grew up in central Mississippi.

I know the conlangs and . I write hobby code in and .

I play a bunch of instruments, but none well enough to perform. I've been playing around with a DAW.

I started the cantos.social instance, trying to be a part of the small-scale Internet.

I try to be as kind as I can.

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