In the past it was possible to get stats on the #ubuntu-us-az IRC channel. That capability was lost a while ago. Its back now. Details are in this post.
For posterity's sake, here is a run-down of how it is done:
- run irssi to listen to the chat channel. The sole reason for doing this is to get irssi's log file.
- once a day, run pisg on the log files to create an html file with the stats. They are available under azloco.com/~ircstats.
irssi setup steps:
The configuration file for irssi is found in ~/.irssi/config. It was modified as follows: