[Oikarinen & Reed]
The original IRC RFC (1459).
The most current IRC-architecture RFC (2810).
The most current IRC channel-management RFC (2811).
The most current IRC client-protocol RFC (2812).
The most current IRC server-side RFC (2813).
The 005 numeric
Explanation of the arguments in the 005 numeric.
"TS vs Delay" comparison [Kalt]
Old "TS vs Delay" comparison written in June 1996.
on nickname collisions between EFnet and IRCNet [Kalt]
Follow up statistics for the above study, compiled
in September 1997.
Comparison on how numerics are used across different
What's new in version 2.10
Summary of changes brought by version 2.10.x.
An HTML version of the software documentation.
An HTML version of the documentation explaining services.
FAQ [Kalt et al]
The official Frequently Asked Questions for the IRC-server.
The most current
server-software and its attached documentation itself can be found
The IRCD development group mailing-list.
The IRCD users mailing-list.
update: November 2005 by Viha