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mIRC and IRC
Hi, I saw your change on the occupy article. The FT source does make a big point out of saying mIRC is their favoured means of communication. I was camping at St Pauls this weekend. Granted I was more interested not in IT, but in finding out about the protestors political motivations and understanding the various power plays from interests trying to co-opt the movement for their own ends. But I did poke my head into the "Tech Tent" (it was too crowded for me to go in) and all the chat screens I could see did seem to be mIRC. I think chats have a unique flavour if everyone uses mIRC, its part of the shared communal experience which the movement seems very keen to maintain. So there is a case both from the sources and actuality to say mIRC not IRC. But I understand your point that IRC is in a sense more technically correct (there has to be some using other IRC clients) so will leave it up to you. FeydHuxtable (talk) 11:45, 31 October 2011 (UTC)
- I'd say leave it as IRC. Chances are they didn't say mIRC, but most journalists only know about the client, not the actual technology, and I'd take it that the source misheard. mIRC is probably the least secure client for anyone to use, anyway. --coldacid (talk|contrib) 21:30, 31 October 2011 (UTC)
- Yeah, I notice journalists make that sort of mistake about half the time they write on something ive inside knowledge of. But never from an FT journalist and I read FT almost every day. But you could be right so no objection. I didnt know about mIRC being the most insecure. If its true its their favoured client it will be an interesting parallel to their political attitudes where they seem to have a self defeating distrust of the major parties, including ones that share many of their values. FeydHuxtable (talk) 15:34, 2 November 2011 (UTC)
Hi Chris I'm Angelo Mascaro, the president of the Italian MilanEasy Toastmasters club. I translated the page to Italian http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toastmasters and I'd like to insert the logo and your image http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Toastmasters_curriculum.png in my page, but I'm not able to reference to them. Problably I have to add to the Italian Wikimedia, but I don't know what I have to specify about the license.
Could you please help me?
- I've gone and moved the file over to Wikipedia Commons, which should take care of the licensing issue for you. It should also be usable from it.wikipedia without having to upload it there; if I recall correctly any images on Commons can be linked to by any of the language Wikipedias. --coldacid (talk|contrib) 23:59, 27 December 2012 (UTC)
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