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= net-irc


== Description

IRC library. This is mostly conform to RFC 1459 but partly not for convenience.


== Installation

=== Archive Installation

	rake install

=== Gem Installation

	gem install net-irc


== Features/Problems

* IRC client (for bot)
* IRC server (for gateway to webservices)

== Synopsis

=== Client

	require "net/irc"

	class SimpleClient < Net::IRC::Client
		def on_privmsg(m)
			super
			channel, message = *m
			if message =~ /Hello/
				post NOTICE, channel, "Hello!"
			end
		end
	end

Net::IRC::Client manages channel status and the information is set in @channels.
So, be careful to use @channels instance variable and call super surely.

=== Server

see example/tig.rb


== IRC Gateways

There are some gateways connecting to webservices.

* Twitter
* Wassr
* Hatena Haiku
* Hatena Star

If you want to run it, type following:

	$ cd `ruby -rubygems -e 'print Gem.searcher.find("net/irc").full_gem_path+"/examples"'`

Twitter:
	$ ./tig.rb -f >> /dev/null 2>&1

Wassr:
	$ ./wig.rb

Run as daemon in default. If you want to help:

	$ ./tig.rb --help
	Usage: tig.rb [opts]
	
	
	Options:
	    -p, --port [PORT=16668]          port number to listen
	    -h, --host [HOST=localhost]      host name or IP address to listen
	    -l, --log LOG                    log file
	        --debug                      Enable debug mode
	    -f, --foreground                 run foreground
	    -n [user name or email address]
	        --name


== Copyright

This library is based on RICE <http://arika.org/ruby/rice> written by akira yamada.

Author::    cho45 <cho45@lowreal.net>
Copyright:: Copyright (c) 2008-2009 cho45
License::   Ruby's
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