irc.c is a minimal lightweight curses IRC client
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Pro Single server
Each instance of the client can only connect to one server and then you can join multiple channels with the join command.
Example: "irc -s irc.freenode.net", then "j #lua" and "j #chicken"
The source code (a single C file) is under public domain.
Pro Infinite scrollback
You can move up and down the history with the "Page Up" and "Page Down" keys.
Pro Automatic reconnection
It automatically connects you back if you happen to get disconnected.
Its website and README do not give enough information about shortcuts and commands. You have to look those things up in the source file.