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1. Added items to the TODO.

2. Added links to the IRC channels. (thanks to Kenneth Porter).

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 * Add a news section.
+* Add URLs to the IRC channels - thanks to Kenneth Porter.
+* Add MAG-Net ( to the IRC page.
+* Revamp the X-Chat documentation to say it can run on Windows and point
+to the Windows client.
 Long Term:


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+<define-tag irc_channel whitespace="delete">
+<preserve net chan />
+<set-var %attributes />
+    my $net = "<get-var net />";
+    my $chan = "<get-var chan />";
+    my %servers =
+    (
+        'freenode' => "",
+        'efnet' => "irc.Prison.NET",
+        'oftc' => "",
+        'undernet' => "",
+        'ircnet' => "",
+    );
+    if (!exists($servers{$net}))
+    {
+        die "Unknown network!";
+    }
+    print "<a href=\"irc://" . $servers{$net} . "/%23$chan\"><tt>#$chan</tt></a>";
+<restore net chan />
 <h2><a href="">FreeNode</a></h2>
-Check the channels <tt>#perl</tt>, <tt>#mandrake</tt> and <tt>#modperl</tt>.
+Check the channels <irc_channel chan="perl" net="freenode" />,
+<irc_channel chan="mandrake" net="freenode" /> and
+<irc_channel chan="modperl" net="freenode" />.
 <h2><a href="">EF-Net</a></h2>
-Check the channels <tt>#perlhelp</tt> (but not <tt>#perl</tt> which is
-intended for advanced discussion), and <tt>#html</tt>.
+Check the channels <irc_channel chan="perlhelp" net="efnet" />
+(but not <tt>#perl</tt> which is intended for advanced discussion), and
+<irc_channel chan="html" net="efnet" /> (for issues related to Perl and
+the web).
 <h2><a href="">IRCnet</a></h2>
-Try the channel <tt>#perl</tt>.
+Try the channel <irc_channel net="ircnet" chan="perl" />.
 <h2><a href="">OFTC</a></h2>
-The channel <tt>#perl</tt> accepts beginner questions.
+The channel <irc_channel net="oftc" chan="perl" /> accepts beginner questions.
 <h2><a href="">Undernet</a></h2>
-Check the channels <tt>#perl</tt> (not for CGI questions), and <tt>#cgi</tt>.
+Check the channels <irc_channel net="undernet" chan="perl" />
+(but not for CGI questions), and <irc_channel net="undernet" chan="cgi" />.
 Add DAL-net and other networks that are fit for the purpose.
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