Cretin

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Cretin
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Maintained by: James Scholes
Description: Cretin is an IRC client for RISC OS, originally developed by Anthony and Andrew Sidwell
OS Restrictions: 3.1+
Languages: English
Alternatives: Grapevine, LIRC, Parmesan
Website: http://jymbob.drobe.co.uk/cretin.html


Introduction

Cretin is an IRC client for RISC OS that aims to be friendly, easy to use and work on all versions of RISC OS after 3.5. It is written primarily in C, and is open source.

There is now a RiscPkg of Cretin available. Add the line:

pkg http://jymbob.drobe.co.uk/packages

to the file

Choices:RiscPkg.Sources

Project maintenance is being managed by Jymbob

Features

  • Cretin allows connection to multiple IRC Channels across multiple servers
  • Cretin is fully 32bit compliant, working natively on both the IYONIX pc and the A9home.
  • Cretin can connect to multiple servers without needing to load multiple instances
  • Cretin supports tabs for channels, or each channel can be moved to its own window
  • Cretin is designed to be easy to use and intuitive (work in a 'RISC OSy' manner)
  • Cretin supports aliases in an easy to understand format
  • Cretin supports scripting via the Lua language
  • Cretin supports user-configurable timestamps
eg: [12:00] <cretin> hello
or: [12:00:00] - 01 Jan 2006 <cretin> hello

If you wish!

Source

Available from the SVN page.

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