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 +======Server List Format in EPIC======
 +
 +There are several ways to set a predefined list of servers for EPIC to use.
 +In general, though, they all use the same basic format:
 +
 +   ​server:​port:​password:​nickname
 +
 +The server is the name of the server to connect to.  The port is the port
 +number on the server'​s host to connect on.  The password is only required
 +for servers that require one to connect. ​ The nickname is the nick to use
 +once connected to the server. ​ Only the server name is required. ​ The
 +remaining parameters may be specified as needed. ​ For example, to ignore
 +the password and nickname parameters:
 +
 +   ​server:​port
 +
 +As parameters on the end are omitted, the colons separating them too are
 +omitted. ​ However, if a parameter in the "​middle"​ is left out, but one that
 +comes after it is specified, the colons are required. ​ If you only wanted
 +to give a server and nickname:
 +
 +   ​server:::​nickname
 +
 +A list of servers can exist in several forms. ​ The primary list is hardcoded
 +into the client. ​ It is usually overridden by a systemwide irc servers file
 +(usually called ircII.servers). ​ Any number of server definitions may be
 +specified, separated by whitespace (newline, space, tab).  A typical server
 +file might look like:
 +
 +   ​irc.foobar.com
 +   ​irc.blah.net:​6668
 +   ​irc.cia.gov:​31337:​cl00bie:​Mr_Prez
 +
 +The system server list may be overridden by your IRCSERVER environment
 +variable, which may contain a space-delimited list of servers:
 +
 +   ​export IRCSERVER="​irc.foobar.com irc.cia.gov:​31337::​Mr_Prez"​
 +
 +Finally, a list of servers may also be specified on the command line:
 +
 +   irc Mr_Prez irc.foobar.com irc.cia.gov:​31337:​secret-password
 +
 +======Note:​=====
 +Addresses containing colons (IPv6 addresses) should be surrounded in
 +square brackets to avoid the colon being interpeted as an argument
 +seperator.
  
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