Subject: Re: identd with NAT and IPv6 support.
To: Tim Rightnour <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/28/2002 12:59:45
On Thu, 28 Mar 2002, Tim Rightnour wrote:

# The only argument I have for keeping identd, is that there are some
# internet facilities, like certain IRC servers, that refuse your
# connection if you don't have it.  It would be unfortunate to not
# provide it to users because we think it's a stupid idea.  Yes it's
# stupid, but some of our users might want to use IRC.

Indeed, quite a few of us *do* use IRC on a regular basis, if EFNet#netbsd
is any indication.

NetBSD: Get Over It.