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Latest revision as of 11:54, 23 June 2020

Users are distinguished by


(ident is always "Mibbit" if they use a Mibbit client on a webirc enabled server, the hostname or IP usually is cloaked), e.g.,




Those tripplets are called "hostmasks".

Many commands accept wildcards too, e.g.:

/mode #ch +b *!*bot@*80A677AE.IP

Hosts like 9C75DB05.72B5B948.80A677AE.IP are built of hashes from the user's IP, e.g. :

9C75DB05.72B5B948.80A677AE.IP representing
       *.72B5B948.80A677AE.IP representing 12.34.56.*
                *.80A677AE.IP representing 12.34.*.*