[Mono-list] Mono fitness for ircd project

Brad Wilson dotnetguy@pobox.com
Mon, 3 Jun 2002 13:35:06 -0600

Matt Liotta wrote:

> Not sure what kind of traffic your ircd needs to support, but C# likely
> won't keep up with anything high volume. I tried at one point to write
> an irc services daemon using Java and it didn't work out very well.

Well, there's the problem that the existing IRC protocol scales just about a
poorly as one could get (the only one I can think of that scales worse is

Thinking outside the box for something "IRC-like" that has a much better
underlying server <=> server protocol (perhaps even without breaking the
server <=> client protocol) is a necessity, IMO.


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