Libera intends to extend the expiry time on inactive nicks. Previously, nicks that were inactive would expire at 10 weeks, at which point they could be dropped (subject to staff discretion) for re-use.
In 10 weeks, (4 Dec 21) we will double this to 20 weeks to expire.
You can read more in our blog post here: https://libera.chat/news/lengthening-nick-expiry
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