Hircules 0.3

Hircules (pronounced like the Greek hero) is an IRC client written in Haskell.
Hircules (pronounced like the Greek hero) is an IRC client written in Haskell. The code was initially based on lambdabot and uses gtk2hs for the UI. It has tabs for channels and private dialogs with highlighting.


ghc, the Glasgow Haskell Compiler (ghc-6.0.1 recommended)
gtk2hs, a GTK 2 Binding for Haskell (you probably need cvs HEAD).
Optionally lambdabot

What's New in This Release:

New features
input area is now at bottom of TextView not in Entry box
UTF-8 support
highlighting of tabs for channel activity
multiline input is support now (from text pasted into input area)
exceptions from lambdabot modules are now caught
absolute paths no longer mistaken for irc commands
leading '/' is optional now in virtual channels
topic changes appear in Alert channel now
autodecoding of ISO-2022
tabs menu setup now
virtual channels now have '%' in front of them and can be "joined"
irc log is now date-stamped as well
the charset encoding for write to a channel can now be set and shown with the new "/coding" command

Build changes
improved lambdabot configure support
build with -Wall by default

last updated on:
February 6th, 2008, 14:18 GMT
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
Jens Petersen
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