...IRC
The oriinal code was written by Jarkko Oikarinen.

...emacs
Editor from Richard Stallman and the Free Software Foundation.

...irc''
If this doesn't work, you may need to load the client into your emacs session before.

...ircII
Originally designed by Michael Sandrof.

...English
Don't you hate footnotes ?

...channel
What's a ``channel'' will be explained on page gif

...facilities
ircII `` ON'' command for instance...

...node
It has already been done...

...match>]
The syntax of the commands uses the following conventions: parameters are between <angle brackets>, [square brackets] surround optional parameters and options are separated by |.

....
In ircII versions prior to 2.2, too many people in the NOTIFY list cause excessive slowness.

...``channels''
Most of the informations in this section can also be obtained by issuing `` /HELP CHANNEL''

...``channel''
These lists may be very long! Remember to filter them with `` -MIN n''.

...doing.
Note that the look of the result depends on each client version, and might not be exactly the same as in the examples shown here.

...command
Most of the informations in this section can also be obtained by issuing `` /HELP MODE''.

...mode
Don't use this command too often, it floods the net with worthless information.

...solution
Don't rely on the user@host given by the WHOIS command to send mail. For people registered on NickServ, you can `` /msg NickServ@Service.de WHOIS nick'' to get their E-mail address.

...expression
This list can get very long!

...running
It's up to the server administrator to implement this feature or not. It may not work on some machines.

...horrendous
When someone says, ``I want a programming language in which I need only say what I wish done,'' give him a lollipop. --- Alan Perlis, Epigrams on Programming (1982), quoted by Donald E. Knuth in the TeXbook.

...stuff
Check the list in the Frequently Asked Questions part.

...killed
Craziness is a frequent disease among robots...

...files
Bandits have already been able to crack people's account through their robots.

...out
German users may try the channels named after German university towns...

...alphabet
IRC is supposed to support the ISO Latin-1 8-bit character set, but your client must be able to display them...

...?
127.0.0.1, but you know that already...

...completed
Special thanks to Olaf Titz !

Nikos Drakos
Thu Jan 12 11:58:54 GMT 1995