XMPP <-> IRC

Disroot Chat provides Biboumi, an IRC transport for XMPP, at irc.disroot.org.

SYNTAX

The syntax for connecting to IRC channel is:

#channel%irc.network.tld@irc.disroot.org

The syntax for connecting to IRC user is:

nick%irc.network.tld@irc.disroot.org

SETTINGS

Settings can be configured at three different levels, by executing ad-hoc commands on respective items:

  1. IRC-Transport Level: irc.disroot.org
  2. IRC-Network Level: irc.network.tld@irc.disroot.org
  3. IRC-Channel Level: #channel%irc.network.tld@irc.disroot.org

If there are common options across all the levels, priority or over-ride of those settings happens in the order of [3] > [2] > [1].

STEPS

For short-term/one-shot

  1. Join chat #channel%irc.network.tld@irc.disroot.org, with a chosen nick.
  2. You'll get messages from irc.network.tld@irc.disroot.org. If your nick is registered, send message NickServ IDENTIFY password.
  3. Start chatting in #channel.

Repeat 1 and 3, for different channel on same network.

Repeat 1 to 3, for different channel on different network.

For long-term/recurring

  1. Add irc.disroot.org to your roaster.
  2. Execute ad-hoc command on it, then enable history and persistence.
  3. Add irc.network.tld@irc.disroot.org to your roaster.
  4. Execute ad-hoc command on it, then add your username (nick) and password (nick password).
  5. Add #channel%irc.network.tld@irc.disroot.org to bookmarks and then join.
  6. Execute ad-hoc command on it, then enable history and persistence.
  7. Start chatting in #channel.

Repeat 5 to 7, if joining different channel on same network.

Repeat 3 to 7, if joining different channel on different network.

CLIENTS

Any client can be used, although only following clients are known to support ad-hoc commands.

Gajim

  1. Right-click on the roaster element.
  2. Click 'Execute Command'.
  3. Follow the options.