User:LorenzoAncora/IRC/MemoServ

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On the IRC server chat.freenode.net you can contact MemoServ to leave a permanent private message to another user.

ApacheAlertBlack.png The IRC service MemoServ does not support PGP encryption or signing, so expect an answer through MemoServ or in #fsf.

How to send a permanent and private message

These two commands will lead to the same result:

/MSG MemoServ SEND kindling Test message.

...sends the message directly to MemoServ and displays the result in the current channel, visible only to you.

/QUERY MemoServ SEND kindling Test message.

...sends the message to MemoServ by opening a dedicated chat window, visible only to you.

With both methods I will receive an email message from your registered Freenode account containing Test message., your username and an email address to report SPAM.

Example

After logging in on Freenode as foobar you execute:

/MSG MemoServ SEND kindling Test message.

After 5 minutes I receive:

From: "freenode" <noreply.support@freenode.net>
To: "kindling" < ... >
Reply-To: support@freenode.net
Subject: freenode New Memo
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 21:35:04 +0000
Return-Path: noreply.support@freenode.net
[...]

kindling,

You have a new memo from foobar:

Test message.

To disable this feature, use /msg NickServ SET EMAILMEMOS OFF via
IRC.
--
If this message is unsolicited, please contact support@freenode.net
with a full copy.

...and of course a message from the IRC service on Freenode, if I am already connected.

Limits

  • You can specify a message of up to 300 ASCII characters;
ApacheAlertRed.png My email client, along with many other advanced email clients like Thunderbird, may discard all HTML/CSS/Javascript contents. Please, do not include markup or style in your MemoServ messages.
  • Freenode limits the number of consecutive messages your can send;
  • The IRC operators can examine the contents of all your IRC sessions.
  • I always answer in 36h.


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