Commit fa071309 authored by louiz’'s avatar louiz’

Little doc fix

parent be626554
......@@ -102,13 +102,18 @@ entity.
IRC channels and IRC users JIDs have a localpart formed like this:
`name`, the `'%'` separator and the `irc_server`.
If the IRC channel you want to adress starts with the `'#'` character (or
less frequently, but still valid, one of `'&'`, `'+'` or `'!'`), then you
must include it in the JID. Some other gateway implementations, as well as
some IRC clients, do not require them to be started by one of these
If the IRC channel you want to adress starts with the `'#'` character (or an
other character, announced by the IRC server, like `'&'`, `'+'` or `'!'`),
then you must include it in the JID. Some other gateway implementations, as
well as some IRC clients, do not require them to be started by one of these
characters, adding an implicit `'#'` in that case. Biboumi does not do that
because this gets confusing when trying to understand the difference between
the channels *foo*, *#foo*, and *##foo*.
the channels *#foo*, and *##foo*.
The name part can also be empty (for example `%irc.example.com`), in that
case this represents the virtual channel provided by biboumi. See *Connect
to an IRC server* for more details.
On XMPP, the node part of the JID can only be lowercase. On the other hand,
IRC nicknames are case-insensitive, this means that the nicknames toto,
......@@ -121,7 +126,13 @@ Examples:
irc.example.com IRC server, and this is served by the biboumi instance on
biboumi.example.com
`toto.example.com@biboumi.example.com` is the IRC user named toto, or TotO, etc.
`toto%irc.example.com@biboumi.example.com` is the IRC user named toto, or
TotO, etc.
`irc.example.com@biboumi.example.com` is the IRC server irc.example.com.
`%irc.example.com@biboumi.example.com` is the virtual channel provided by
biboumi, for the IRC server irc.example.com.
If compiled with Libidn, an IRC user has a bare JID representing the
“hostname” provided by the IRC server. This JID can only be used to set IRC
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