#Freenode killed the Elixir IRC channel #elixir-lang, "The topic is in violation of freenode policy", apparently for mentioning the @liberachat channel in the topic as an alternative. Even though it is an official project channel.
There is pandemonium on #freenode-services as many other channels have been hit by the same enforcement. Freenode has said it was "erroneous", but I wonder how you erroneously suspend every channel mentioning Libera in its topic.
Now #freenode has in its topic: "Remember, we do not support spamming or advertising other networks in channels topics or in other forms." (This is not mentioned in the policy.)
This is just way too vague. Many projects have channels on multiple networks and communication software.
@nicd yeah this also happened with a channel i was on :/ just... kicking people off now. Not petty at all.
@mcol They're actually kicking people off? For the Elixir channel they just made a redirect to ## version, muted the original, and changed the topic.
@nicd im having trouble connecting to either the original or the ## version so i had assumed, but perhaps it was just redirected
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