This is version 1.1 of this paper. Version 1.0 of the IRC primer was released in postscript form in June 1992 because I was sick of people asking for an IRC or ircII manual (and it was a good way to learn LaTeX !). During summer 1992 Owe Rasmussen did a very nice text conversion of the paper. Due to the support I received along with many helpful remarks a new postscript version is finally completed, along with Owe's plain ascii conversion.
The IRC primer is available in 3 formats: