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XChat IRC

IRC – ‘Internet Relay Chat’ – is one of the oldest forms of communication on the Internet, predating the World Wide Web by several years. In its simplest form it allows two or more users to see the same scrolling ‘window’ with a prompt box into which they can simultaneously type text messages. Pressing Enter sends the latest message to the bottom of the window. Computers which host these chats are called ‘IRC servers’, and where a choice of different forums are offered to participate in, these are called ‘channels’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on June 10, 2013 in IRC software