IRCv3.1 multi-prefix Extension

Copyright © 2012 William Pitcock <>

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The multi-prefix Client Capability

When requested, the multi-prefix client capability will cause the IRC server to send all possible prefixes which apply to a user in NAMES and WHO output.

These prefixes MUST be in order of ‘rank’, from highest to lowest.


--> NAMES #tethys 353 guest = #tethys :~&@%+aji &@Attila @+alyx +KindOne Argure 366 guest #tethys :End of /NAMES list

--> WHO #test 352 guest #test grawity broken.symlink * grawity H@%+ :0 Mantas M. 315 guest #test :End of /WHO list