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'''What is Mibbit?'''
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;What is Mibbit?
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:Mibbit is an online webchat client. At the moment it supports IRC, and is pretty feature rich.
  
Mibbit is an online webchat client. At the moment it supports IRC, and is pretty feature rich.
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;Can Mibbit do other character sets?
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:Mibbit supports, and uses UTF-8. UTF-8 contains all the characters you would ever really need. Please try and get other people on IRC to use UTF-8. For mIRC users: View -> Text, under UTF-8 choose "read & encode".
  
'''Can Mibbit do other character sets?'''
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;What can run Mibbit?
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:Anything that has a modern web browser. Desktops with ff/ie/opera/safari, iPhone, wii, Nokia n800, probably many other devices as well.
  
Mibbit supports, and uses UTF-8. UTF-8 contains all the characters you would ever really need. Please try and get other people on IRC to use UTF-8. For mIRC users: View -> Text, under UTF-8 choose "read & encode".
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;What is Mibbit written in?
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:The frontend is written in Javascript, and the backend is Java from the ground up - no framework, or web server.
  
'''What can run Mibbit?'''
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;Why doesn't everyone get banned when a person using the mibbit client gets banned?
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:Mibbit sends over your IP address to every IRC server you connect to. If you are abusive or misbehave, only you will get banned, and not the whole of mibbit.
  
Anything that has a modern web browser. Desktops with ff/ie/opera/safari, iPhone, wii, Nokia n800, probably many other devices as well.
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;Can I use Mibbit on my website?
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:Yes. Checkout the guides on the [[Widget]] page.
  
'''What is Mibbit written in?'''
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;How do I turn on/off the auto away feature?
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:Registered users can set it permanently via "Prefs". Others use /dset autoAway <secs|0=never> (or &autoAway=0 for Widget).
  
The frontend is written in Javascript, and the backend is Java from the ground up - no framework, or web server.
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;What is the frogs name?
 
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:Kenneth
'''Won't everyone get banned?'''
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Mibbit sends over your IP address to every IRC server you connect to. If you are abusive or misbehave, only you will get banned, and not the whole of mibbit.
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'''Can I use Mibbit on my website?'''
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Yes. Checkout the guides on the [[Widget]] page.
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'''How do I turn on/off the auto away feature?'''
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Registered users can set it permanently via "Prefs".
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Others use /dset autoAway <secs|0=never> (or &autoAway=0 for Widget).
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'''What is the frogs name?'''
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Kenneth
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Revision as of 00:46, 8 April 2008

What is Mibbit?
Mibbit is an online webchat client. At the moment it supports IRC, and is pretty feature rich.
Can Mibbit do other character sets?
Mibbit supports, and uses UTF-8. UTF-8 contains all the characters you would ever really need. Please try and get other people on IRC to use UTF-8. For mIRC users: View -> Text, under UTF-8 choose "read & encode".
What can run Mibbit?
Anything that has a modern web browser. Desktops with ff/ie/opera/safari, iPhone, wii, Nokia n800, probably many other devices as well.
What is Mibbit written in?
The frontend is written in Javascript, and the backend is Java from the ground up - no framework, or web server.
Why doesn't everyone get banned when a person using the mibbit client gets banned?
Mibbit sends over your IP address to every IRC server you connect to. If you are abusive or misbehave, only you will get banned, and not the whole of mibbit.
Can I use Mibbit on my website?
Yes. Checkout the guides on the Widget page.
How do I turn on/off the auto away feature?
Registered users can set it permanently via "Prefs". Others use /dset autoAway <secs|0=never> (or &autoAway=0 for Widget).
What is the frogs name?
Kenneth