Usage: MSG <nicknames>|<channel>|%<pid>|=<nick>|@<user>|<n>|<command> <text>
Sends a private message to the nicknames or list of nicknames
specified. A list of nicknames should by separated by commas
(no spaces). Four special case nicknames are defined. If the
nickname is "," (a comma), the message is sent to the last
person who sent you a MSG. If the nickname is "." (a
period), the message is sent to the last person to whom you
sent a message. If the nickname is "*" the message is send to
the current channel. If the nickname is """ (doublequote), the
action is same as if you had used /QUOTE instead.
The second form allows you to specify a channel name to which
to send the message. The message will go to everyone on that
The third form specifies an EXEC process id to send output to.
The fourth form allows you to specify a DCC CHAT connection over
which to send the message. The nick specifies the nickname under
which the connection was established.
The fifth form allows you to specify a DCC TALK connection over
which to send the message. The user specifies the user part of
the user@host used to establish the DCC TALK connection.
The sixth form lets you specify a process number to which the
message will go, where n is the process number. This works
just like the EXEC -IN command. For example:
MSG %1 Homina homina homina
will send the text to process 1. Process 1 must be running
already using a previous call to EXEC.
The last form allows messages of the type MSG COMMAND <message>
which allows you to send a message to some command. Try MSG /ECHO blue
This is meant to be used with QUERY primarily.
* There is also a use of wildcards for operators.
* MSG $*.edu
* will address all users having .edu in their serverinfo.
* MSG #*.edu
* will address all users having .edu at the end of their host name.
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