Also, it permits multiple connections to multiple servers, has support for UTF-8 and can use multiple character sets for encoding/decoding messages.
The latest version available is WeeChat 1.5, which brings the below new features:
- core: add Portuguese translations
- core: change default value of option weechat.look.nick_color_hash to "djb2"
- core: move nick coloring from irc plugin to core, move options irc.look.nick_color_force, irc.look.nick_color_hash and irc.look.nick_color_stop_chars to core, add info "nick_color" and "nick_color_name", deprecate info "irc_nick_color" and "irc_color_name"