[arch-dev-public] [aur-general] IRC shenanigans

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Jul 21 14:45:29 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 1:39 PM, Thayer Williams <thayer at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 11:17 AM, Hugo Doria <hugodoria at gmail.com> wrote:
>> angvp made a list:
>> Trusted Users without cloak:
>> louipc, anders, drag0nl0rd, angvp
>> Developers without cloak:
>> dons, dsa, hdoria, voidnull, vegai, codemac
>> But someone needs to confirm this.
>> -- Hugo
> wtf is a cloak anyway? lol I used to be a diehard IRC'er and have
> never heard that term before reading these lists.

It does two things: hides your hostmask (cloaks it) and tells people
what group your a part of.

Instead of IRC listing me as something like:
(n=foobar at blah-chcgil01292-13e423598093.something.comcast.net)
it lists
(n=foobar at archlinux/developer/phrakture)

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