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IRC channel of Stack Exchange [duplicate]

Is there any IRC channel for Stack Exchange? Reason for asking the question: I was trying to figure out best out of two books which have very less information on Internet in forms of review, etc. So ...
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Where to ask for recommendations selecting a IRC client? [duplicate]

I would like to ask the following questions: Are there any IRC programmes (local or web), plugins, features, etc. that allow for making rich-text formatting, either directly or through markup (e.g. ...
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Real time notifications on IRC about Stackoverflow questions on a particular topic

Is there a way to put a Real time notification system in place, which notifies an IRC channel as soon as questions are posted with specific tags on Stackoverflow? I have seen something similar with ...
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Can we get a Freenode hostmask?

Some IRC networks, like Freenode for example, allow registered users to cloak their IP address with an ID that represents a project they contribute to. Would any of you find it useful for users with ...
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Protocol and server of chat.stackoverflow.com?

What's the protocol and server address for "chat.stackoverflow.com" ? I want to connect to it using a messaging client like Pidgin (or XChat or Empathy) if possible. Is the protocol IRC? And What's ...
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What does chat offer that IRC does not?

Why do we have our own separate chat system rather than going with IRC? What does the current chat client offer that IRC can't and what benefits could this choice have in the future?
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IRC access for the chat?

Will there be any way of accessing the chat over IRC? As beautiful ajax interfaces are ... IRC is still #1 for chats.
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Chat Transcript as RSS feed

I was just wondering if there are plans to make the transcripts available through an RSS feed. I could imagine it being filtered by starred posts. It could make a great daily/weekly digest to catch ...
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Web-based IRC for the Trilogy?

This is a followup meta topic from the blog post. http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/04/do-trilogy-sites-need-a-third-place/ I tend to think that meta is the work part, while Stack Overflow, Super ...
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IRC Channel for New Questions?

It would be very fun if there was an IRC channel in which all new questions on SO were listed (title, tags, and (clickable) URL) automatically upon their creation.
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What about the IRC channel?

We've had a Stack Overflow IRC channel specifically for meta discussion since early August, but Jeff seems very intent on refusing to acknowledge its existence. Here's the channel information: irc....