This is the README file for the ERC.
ERC is a powerful, modular, and extensible IRC client for Emacs.
Type `make install'. If you wish to install to someplace other than
/usr/local/share/emacs/site-lisp/erc, edit the PREFIX, ELISPDIR,
and/or INFODIR options in Makefile.
Put all the files in your load-path, and add the following to your
 Don't know what a load path is? See:
Use M-x erc-select to connect to a server. You can connect to
Use M-x customize-group RET erc RET to get an overview of all the
variables you can tweak.
ERC comes with a manual. Type `make doc' to get the HTML and Info
versions of it.
Additional documentation is kept on the Emacs Wiki, and may be added
to by anyone.