Can you remind me of the IRC address and what's a good client (gaim?)
... never tried IRC before.
Some swear by xchat (me) and some swear by ksirc (alex).
In the days when I was using gaim, it only was handling AOL Instant
Messenger (hence the name gaim), so I never tried its IRC mode, so I can't
Basically, what you need to know:
* the protocol is called IRC
* IRC has several networks and ours is called FreeNode
* FreeNode has several servers. Use "irc.freenode.net" to pick one
* choose a screen name (a "nick") like mpuckette or something
* join our chatroom with the command: /join #dataflow