Joshua Kwan joshk at
Sat Jun 19 20:43:29 EDT 2004

On Sat, Jun 19, 2004 at 11:29:39AM -0400, Joan Sarah Touzet wrote:
> I haven't looked more specifically at this defect yet, but in general
> NICKLEN must be set to the *identical* length on every server in your
> network or the protocol fails.  Were you, by chance, trying to connect
> to a remote server that had a different NICKLEN compiled in?

In my experience, in a network of servers with different NICKLENs, we
default to the lowest common denominator (i.e., 12, 7, and 10 default to

Joshua Kwan
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