Modules/bIRC/ircGetChannelTopic

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Package-x-generic.png This function is provided by the external module Basic IRC Module. You must install this module to use this function.

This function returns the current channel topic and it's creator of the specified channel. The specified ircbot has to be in that channel.

Syntax

string, string ircGetChannelTopic ( ircbot theBot, string channel )

Required Arguments

  • theBot: The ircbot which is in the channel
  • channel: The name of the channel which channel topic you want to get

Returns

Returns the currently set topic and it's creator of the specified channel. If no topic is set, it returns empty strings.

Example

This example creates an ircbot called DummyBot makes it connect to a server and join a channel. It also includes an IRC command '!topic' which can used to print out current channel topic.

function resourceStart ( )
    theBot = ircCreateBot ( "DummyBot" )
    ircConnect ( theBot, "irc.gtanet.com", 6667 )
end
addEventHandler ( "onResourceStart", getResourceRootElement ( getThisResource() ), resourceStart )

function event_ircOnConnect ( theBot )
    setTimer ( ircJoinChannel, 2000, 1, theBot, "#testchannel" )
end

function event_ircOnText ( theBot, channel, sender, message )
    if message:find( "!topic" ) then
        local channelTopic, topicCreator = ircGetChannelTopic( theBot, channel )
        if channelTopic ~= "" then
            ircSendMessage ( theBot, channel, "Current topic is: '" .. channelTopic .. "' and it's set by " .. topicCreator )
        else
            ircSendMessage ( theBot, channel, "There is no topic set!" )
        end
    end
end

See Also

Bot functions

Creation

Connection

Other

IRC functions

Channel

User

Communication

Other