is a persistent IRC client that you can use from any browser. After
twenty-odd years of running ircII, I've become a happy user of Convos
for the past few years.
I'll be honest — it took me a while to get used to a
web-based client, and there are still some ircII features that I miss
sometimes. But there's also an upside. It's much easier to hack on
Convos to make it do things you want. And it's such a relief that
Unicode text just… works! Like magic!
Convos is a sophisticated application written in Perl using the
real-time web framework with a
Svelte frontend and extensive tests.
It's a great example of modern web development, it's fun to hack on, and
it has friendly and responsive maintainers.
Today was a
and I took the opportunity to submit
a few small pull requests,
which were reviewed and merged promptly.