One potential issue here is if you connect/send to irc.synchro.net,
you'l going to get the PONG response back from a different hostname
(e.g. vert.synchro.net), which won't match the expected PONG response.
þ Synchronet þ Vertrauen þ Home of Synchronet þ [vert/cvs/bbs].synchro.net
From Rob Swindell@VERT to Git commit to main/sbbs/master on Friday, September 16, 2022 18:56:13