As of the the version 2.9.1 of the IRC server, a client can see all the KILLs occuring on the network by joining the &kills channel. There are various reasons which can trigger a KILL, and the notice sent is the only way to find it.

This document assumes that you already have knowledge of the IRC protocol and that you understand it.

General notice format NOTICE &KILLS :Received KILL message for <target>. From <source> Path: <kill path> (<description>)

Field short description:

Understanding server kills

You will find all description formats below with a short explanation. Unless otherwise noted, the point of view of the following is the server issuing the kill.

Christophe Kalt <>

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