KVIrc 3.2.4 review

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License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: Szymon Stefanek
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KVIrc project is a free portable Internet Relay Chat client based on the excellent Qt GUI toolkit.

KVirc is being written by Szymon Stefanek and the KVIrc Development Team with the contribution of many IRC addicted developers around the world.

Here are some key features of "KVIrc":
User interface

- Full GUI Based configuration
- MDI floatable windows
- Built-in help browser
- Extreme themeability (all configurable by GUI or scripting)
- Pseudo-transparency support (up to the desktop on KDE)


- Proxy support (SOCKv4, SOCKSv5, HTTP)
- Full IPv6 support
- SSL support (also over IPv6)


- Modular architecture: unfrequently used features reside in external modules and are loaded only when necessary
- Extensibility: a huge API for writing extension modules


- Notify lists (yes, WATCH is supported)
- Ignore lists
- Registered users database
- Lag meter
- Configurable logging
- Standard DCC CHAT and SEND (with resume) support
- Extended DCC types: VOICE, RSEND, GET, RECV

- Built-in scripting language interpreter
scalars, arrays and hashes..
scriptable toolbars
- Objects support in scripting language: yes , now you can do OOP

Unix version (sources):

- A working UNIX system suitable for compiling stuff
- The QT GUI toolkit >= 3.0.5 (older versions might work)
- automake 1.5
- Perl (for generating online documentation)
- KDE libs linked to the same version of Qt (optional)

Unix version (binaries):

- A working unix system
- The QT GUI toolkit >= 3.0.5 (older versions might work)

What's New in This Release:
New -a | --all-networks switch for away and back commands to apply their action to all connected networks
Fixed bug with long channellins scrolling; removed horisontal scrollbar
Timestamp format now can be configured via options
Input saves string in history when it was send via Ctrl+Return
Fixed case sensivity mode handling in usermode popup
Added option to include MSGTYPE info in theme packs
Added support fot ports, greater than 65536

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