01:01 +glguy> +mz an wait for a on topic question
01:01 +glguy> all of the offtopic conversations die off
01:01 +glguy> because no one can see any responses to them
01:01 +dons> so the plan should be to ban redirect people into here to talk to them?
01:01 +dons> or privmsg, because it's calmer?
01:02 +glguy> redirect ban to here is good for wide-reaching bans
01:02 +glguy> say all of tor
01:02 +glguy> or *ass*!*@*
01:02 +glguy> where you are likely to have some false positives
01:02 +glguy> I don't like them as much for specific bans
01:03 +glguy> other uses are redirect bans to ##fix_your_connection
01:03 +glguy> where you aren't punishing the person
01:03 +glguy> and want them to know that their join/quit flood isn't allowed
01:04 +glguy> You can "remove"
01:04 +glguy> that forces a PART
01:04 +glguy> instead of a KICK
01:04 +glguy> the difference being that many clients don't auto-rejoin
01:04 +glguy> on PART
01:05 +glguy> +q ____ and +b %____ are identical and just silence the offender
01:05 +glguy> but don't prevent joins
01:07 +glguy> oh, and don't forget about +d bans
01:07 +glguy> they match on the "real name" field