upIRC (formerly apIRC) is a fully RFC-compliant client for Internet Relay Chat (IRC) servers. It includes a full range of features, including DCC chat support, command shortcuts with variables, auto-completion of commands, and a one-tap shortcut for entering nicknames in channels.
TiVoBridge is a packet repeater for both the TiVo discovery beacon and multicast DNS protocols. It is intended as a way for TiVo boxes and other devices or programs that use either of those (normally single-subnet) protocols to see each other across routers in a complex local network.
Re: MSDN vs. OSDN
> While there are certainly free and
> open-source versions of standardized
> languages, that doesn't mean that
> forming the standard was cheap.
Breaking standards, on the other hand, is obviously cheap.
One example: Microsoft STL