Author: Alexander Barton <email@example.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2016 19:01:25 +0100
Update README file
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1 file changed, 30 insertions(+), 34 deletions(-)
diff --git a/README b/README
@@ -28,31 +28,26 @@ Please see the INSTALL document for installation and upgrade information!
+ngIRCd should be quite feature complete and stable to be used as daemon in
+real world IRC networks.
It is not the goal of ngIRCd to implement all the nasty behaviors of the
original ircd, but to implement most of the useful commands and semantics
-specified by the RFCs.
-In the meantime ngIRCd should be quite feature complete and stable to be
-used in real IRC networks.
+specified by the RFCs that are used by existing clients.
-Implemented IRC-commands are:
-ADMIN, AWAY, CHANINFO, CONNECT, DIE, DISCONNECT, ERROR, GLINE, HELP, INFO,
-INVITE, ISON, JOIN, KICK, KILL, KLINE, LINKS, LIST, LUSERS, MODE, MOTD,
-NAMES, NICK, NJOIN, NOTICE, OPER, PART, PASS, PING, PONG, PRIVMSG, QUIT,
-REHASH, RESTART, SERVER, SERVICE, SERVLIST, SQUERY, SQUIT, STATS, SUMMON,
-TIME, TOPIC, TRACE, USER, USERHOST, USERS, VERSION, WALLOPS, WEBIRC, WHO,
III. Features (or: why use ngIRCd?)
-- well arranged (lean) configuration file
-- simple to build/install, configure and maintain
-- supports IPv6 and SSL
-- no problems with servers that have dynamic IP addresses
-- freely available, modern, portable and tidy C-source
-- wide field of supported platforms, including AIX, A/UX, FreeBSD, HP-UX,
+- Well arranged (lean) configuration file.
+- Simple to build, install, configure, and maintain.
+- Supports IPv6 and SSL.
+- Can use PAM for user authentication.
+- Lots of popular user and channel modes are implemented.
+- Supports "cloaking" of users.
+- No problems with servers that have dynamic IP addresses.
+- Freely available, modern, portable and tidy C source.
+- Wide field of supported platforms, including AIX, A/UX, FreeBSD, HP-UX,
IRIX, Linux, Mac OS X, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris, and Windows with Cygwin.
- ngIRCd is being actively developed since 2001.
@@ -61,33 +56,34 @@ IV. Documentation
More documentation can be found in the "doc/" directory and the homepage of
-the ngIRCd: <http://ngircd.barton.de/>.
-The homepage of the ngIRCd is: <http://ngircd.barton.de/>; you will find
+The homepage of the ngIRCd is <http://ngircd.barton.de/>; you will find
the newest information about the ngIRCd and the most recent ("stable")
-If you are interested in the latest development versions (which are not
-always stable), then please read the section about "GIT" on the homepage and
-the file "doc/GIT.txt" which describes the use of GIT, the version control
-system used by ngIRCd (homepage: <http://git-scm.com/>).
+Visit our source code repository at GitHub if you are interested in the
+latest development version: <https://github.com/ngircd/ngircd>.
+VI. Problems, Bugs, Patches
-If you find bugs in the ngIRCd (which might be there :-), please report
-them at the following URL:
+Please don't hesitate to contact us if you encounter problems:
+- On IRC: <irc://irc.barton.de/ngircd>
+- Via the mailing list: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
-There you can read about known bugs and limitations, too.
+See <http://ngircd.barton.de/support.php> for details.
-If you have comments, patches or something else, please feel free to post
-a mail to the ngIRCd mailing list: <email@example.com> (please see
-<http://ngircd.barton.de/support.php> for details) or join the ngIRCd IRC
+If you find bugs in ngIRCd (which will be there most probably ...), please
+report them to our issue tracker at GitHub:
+- Bug tracker: <https://github.com/ngircd/ngircd/issues>
+- Patches, "pull requests": <https://github.com/ngircd/ngircd/pulls>
+There you can read about known bugs and limitations, too.