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authorFlorent Le Coz <>2015-11-30 21:28:35 +0100
committerFlorent Le Coz <>2015-11-30 21:29:50 +0100
commit6dcb21a032d47cd3a1f6f2d5d795a1c0f67b382e (patch)
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Document the fact that the joining-nick is ignored
fix #2695
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@@ -275,6 +275,11 @@ given IRC server will be your nickname in all other channels that you join
on that same IRC server.
If you explicitely change your nickname on one channel, your nickname will
be changed on all channels on the same server as well.
+Joining a new channel with a different nick, however, will not change your
+nick. The provided nick will be ignored, in order to avoid changing your
+nick on the whole server by mistake. If you want to have a different
+nickname in the channel you’re going to join, you need to do it explicitly
+with the NICK command before joining the channel.
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