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IRC Hacks
By Paul Mutton
July 2004
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Automatic Completion of Nicknames
Your client does the typing so that you don't have to
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Often when chatting on IRC you spend much of your time just typing in people's nicknames. This can get tedious, so many clients have some kind of automatic completion facility that works out whose nick you're trying to type and finishes the job for you. This hack will explain the nick-completion functionality provided in several popular IRC clients.

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