Mac Slaves: IRC clients?

Peter McNabb peter at
Thu Apr 26 09:47:44 MDT 2007

On Apr 26, 2007, at 9:38 AM, Michael L Torrie wrote:

> On Wed, 2007-04-25 at 21:08 -0600, Matthew Walker wrote:
>> On Wed, April 25, 2007 5:14 pm, Brandon Stout wrote:
>>> If Gaim/Pigeon (sp?) has a Mac version, you might try Gaim for  
>>> all your
>>> chatting with all protocols.  You will want the irc plugin if you  
>>> use
>>> Pigeon (sp?).  If Macs support KDE/Gnome, you might try Kirc, or
>>> whatever comes with Gnome for IRC.
>> Pigin, as in the language variant, not the bird. :)
> I've deleted the gp post, but the program they are thinking of for Mac
> that's based on Gaim (Pidgin is an awful name) is Adium.  I believe it
> supports IRC just like gaim does.  This is nice because you can use  
> one
> program for all your instant messenger needs and also because you can
> treat IRC users as normal buddies.

Unfortunately Adium does not support IRC. They recommend using  
Colloquy and so do I. Both are well-designed programs.


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