IRC library for Python?

Steinar Knutsen sk at
Fri Jul 13 05:55:16 EDT 2001

In article <fed2e489.0107130010.36692131 at>,
André <arisen at> wrote:
>grey at (Steve Lamb) wrote in message
>news:<slrn9kscq0.2ld.grey at>...
>> I've been doing some searching and haven't found anything on the web or
>> deja.  Is there an IRC library akin to SMTP/POP/IMAP/NNRP/et al for
>> Python in existence?
>There is a small, somewhat outdated (RFC 1459 has been obsoleted, i
>think) library at . I've used
>it to build some simple irc bots.

I have a library at

It follows RFC 2811 and 2812 pretty closely. It does not handle any of
the client to client (DCC, CTCP) or server to server stuff (RFC 2813)

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