It is illogical layout of ports

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at
Sat Oct 11 11:35:33 UTC 2008

On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 10:35:44AM +0300, Sokolov Alexey wrote:
> Hi!
> The location of some ports contradictory. They need all rank in the categories 
> you want.

There's a grey area with some that you need to keep in mind.  I'll give
you a perfect example: irc/bitlbee.

bitlbee is an IM-to-IRC gateway.  It acts as a stand-alone IRC server,
but it bridges Windows Live/MSN, ICQ, AIM, Yahoo!, and Jabber to IRC
so that you can talk with IM contacts using an IRC client.

So -- does this program go under net-im or irc?

You can see my point.  :-)

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