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This is the README file for the ERC.

ERC is a powerful, modular, and extensible IRC client for Emacs.

Installation
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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.

QuickStart
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Put all the files in your load-path[0], and add the following to your
~/.emacs:

(require 'erc)

[0] Don't know what a load path is? See:
http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?LoadPath

Usage
-----

Use M-x erc-select to connect to a server.  You can connect to
multiple servers.

Customization
-------------

Use M-x customize-group RET erc RET to get an overview of all the
variables you can tweak.

Documentation
-------------

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.

* http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?EmacsIRCClient
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