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My Adobe AIR IRC client has a new repository home. Git is awesome as is github. Also added some bug fixes associated with ipv6 and action highlights. Going to add bnc and SSL support soon!

The link log for Diomedes IRC resolves URL shortners, fetches page titles and header information. Now you’ll never have to worry about clicking a scary link again! Rick rolls are a thing of the past. :)

Can your IRC client do this?

softpedia

I just got another email by Softpedia. It had the exact same text for my irc client as the last one except now they’re adding me to the Windows section. Funny thing is this time whoever looked at my app clearly didn’t know that the Mac version of their site had added me already and went ahead and produced more screenshots. The screenshots produced for the Windows section are all pretty terrible and they just went ahead and copy and pasted my help section. Had he known about the earlier addition, he could have used the better description and screenshots added for the Mac portion of the site.

In other related news, “I use this” has added the client too.

Also since my Macbook is still in the shop, I can’t get any work done on it. :(

softpedia

Softpedia has added my Adobe AIR app, Diomedes IRC client to their website! I didn’t even apply. Wonder how they found out about it. Maybe found it on the Adobe AIR marketplace? In any case, it’s pretty interesting. First of all, they added to the Mac section even though since it was built on Adobe AIR it is cross platform and works on Windows and Linux too. They took several screenshots, and seem to know their way around IRC. ¬†Unlike Upload.com/Download.com they do not host the file, they link to my file on my site. They also have cleared the software of being spyware free, which is great.

I get to use this fancy badge:

Diomedes IRC on Softpedia

And maybe this one too:
Diomedes IRC on Softpedia

Here is the text of the email I received:

Congratulations,

Diomedes IRC, one of your products, has been added to Softpedia’s database
of software programs for Mac OS. It is featured with a description text,
screenshots, download links and technical details on this page:
http://mac.softpedia.com/get/Internet-Utilities/Diomedes-IRC.shtml

The description text was created by our editors, using sources such as
text from your product’s homepage, information from its help system, the
PAD file (if available) and the editor’s own opinions on the program
itself.

“Diomedes IRC” has been tested in the Softpedia labs using several
industry-leading security solutions and found to be completely clean of
adware/spyware components. We are impressed with the quality of your
product and encourage you to keep these high standards in the future.

To assure our visitors that Diomedes IRC is clean, we have granted it with
the “100% FREE” Softpedia award. To let your users know about this
certification, you may display this award on your website, on software
boxes or inside your product.

More information about your product’s certification and the award is
available on this page:
http://mac.softpedia.com/progClean/Diomedes-IRC-Clean-59246.html

Feel free to link to us using the URLs above. If you choose to link to the
clean award page for your product, you may use the award graphic or a text
link: “100% FREE award granted by Softpedia”.

If you feel that having your product listed on Softpedia is not a benefit
for you or simply need something changed or updated, please contact us via
email at webmaster@softpedia.com and we will work with you to fix any
problem you may have found with the product’s listing.


Sincerely,
The Softpedia Team

I have made my Adobe AIR IRC client Diomedes IRC open source, utilizing the MIT license. :)

Check out the project page for more info.