Permanent remote IRC session with tmux and weechat

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a popular chat protocol that is widely used in FOSS development. But different timezones and the fact that not everyone is online 24⁄7 makes communication hard when you have a setup that forces you to quit and re-join the chat frequently (when shutting down your laptop, moving to another location etc.) It doesn’t make sense to enter a room, ask a question, and leave 3 hours after, before anyone could answer because they are located on the other side of the world and are just waking up. [Read More]