[Twisted-Python] Re: IRC Client examples... PLEASE HELP

Eric Mangold teratorn at world-net.net
Wed Dec 31 14:11:31 EST 2003

On Tuesday 30 December 2003 08:04 pm, JD wrote:
> Hi,
>    Has anyone written an IRC client in Twisted,  using protocol.irc?
> Do I make a
> "reactor",  or is a reactor only used for making servers?    All I
> need is some
> really simple code illustrating how to connect to an IRC Server, 
> doing an "identd"

ident is a seperate protocol from IRC.  You will need to run a seperate 
daemon accessible from the Internet to provide this.  Twisted doesn't 
have an ident server.

I use the one here http://freshmeat.net/projects/fauxident/

> to satisfy some IRC Servers,  and then having a simple imput line, 
> and an output
> line...   It doesn't have to be fancy,  just some really basic
> example code on how
> to connect,  specify a nick,  joining a channel,  and typing text
> into a channel,
> and of course how to quit.
>   Unfortunately,  no such example exists,  all the parts seem to be
> there,  but none
> of the methods in the protocol.irc.IRCClient appear to be
> implemented, which
> I suspect I would have to make my own sub-class...   but I have no
> clue how to put
> all this together.   There doesn't seem to be any docs that explain
> this.
> John
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