From: John P . Looney (valen at domain tuatha.org)
Date: Mon 04 Oct 1999 - 12:32:43 IST
On Mon, Oct 04, 1999 at 10:54:32AM +0100, o gorman gavin john mentioned:
> I was just wondering if it is possible to get a WEb -> irc gateway. That
> is a program that will route packets from an irc server to a java chat
> applet on a website. I am stuck behind a firewall and would like to use
> irc. If i can find a gateway like this i have an outside computer i can
> run it on, thus bouncing off my internal proxy using http to my external
> proxy converting http to irc packets and vice versa.
Bad news. Alas, like FTP, RealAudio and Quake, IRC can't be proxied easily
- you need a special firewall plugin or whatever. If you are behind a
firewall that doesn't let IRC out, you are stuck...
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