What is irchat.el?
Irchat.el is a GNU Emacs client for the Internet Relay Chat protocol.
Study the documentation accompanying the server. Make sure to read the
etiquette file. Irchat.el is designed to be easily modifiable if you know
emacs-lisp and understand the meaning of hooks.
Files that are needed to run irchat are: irchat.el, irchat-commands.el and irchat-handle.el.
This document describes version 2.1 of irchat. It runs with servers up to and including ircd2.6.1.