A very small, stripped down IRC client. It doesn't have most of the
more advanced commands in the ircII family of IRC Clients, nor does
it have any color, but it works, and it's tiny.
tinyirc for Debian
Note: The package came with a copy of RFC 1459, however, it added
about 15k or so to the binary package. That is, as you will note, the
approximate size of the tinyirc binary itself, so, I decided that it
would be best to simply point you to the location of the RFC (as its
somewhat interesting reading) instead of shipping a copy:
tinyirc(1) Misc tinyirc(1)
tinyirc - A tiny IRC client
tinyirc [-d] nick [server [port]]
A stripped down IRC client, providing basic IRC commands and
an curses-based interface.
-d Dumb mode. Do not use the curses interface; simply write
to stdout and read commands from