Projects / AndyChat


AndyChat is a multi-protocol console chat program written in Perl which uses Curses. Its goal is to provide a common console interface to all major room-based (IRC) and instant messenger based (ICQ, AIM, etc.) chat protocols with a side userlist view.


Recent releases

  •  20 Jul 2002 18:31

    Release Notes: The text parser was completely rewritten. New language file handling was implemented. Various other bugfixes and enhancements were made.

    •  02 Jan 2001 05:15

      Release Notes: This release includes configurable nickname and word highlighting, IRC mode support, timestamping, the ability to redraw the screen fully, and some fixes to allow safe reconnecting to servers as well as recognition of channel bans.

      •  26 Sep 2000 14:55

        Release Notes: This release features a completely rewritten keyboard entry system which provides color support (live rendering), silly help and expansions, and removal of several input formatting errors. Other new features include support for joining a server and channel(s) when you start AndyChat, the ability to read ~/.andychatrc instead of andychat.ini, and numerous bugfixes.

        •  16 Jun 2000 16:15

          Release Notes: This release features more IRC support including reconnect/rejoin channels after a disconnect. It also has the beginnings of Licq RMS plug-in support, a few new commands, and bug fixes.

          •  02 Jun 2000 13:35

            Release Notes: This release adds lots of cosmetic improvements, DCC support, major speedups, more IRC support, and many bugfixes. Net::IRC 0.70 is now used and required.


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