Eight reasons why we miss IRC 30 years after its launch


At the end of this month marks thirty years of the birth of the IRC, one of the first chat systems with which many of us took their first steps on the Internet. It is an extremely simple communication protocol, based only on text, and without many of the options we see today in more advanced applications.

But despite its limitations, it had a special charm that most of today’s applications lack, which is why those of us who live through its golden age keep remembering what it was like. Therefore, here are five reasons why many of us miss the IRC.

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