All the commands can be tested using telnet
(available on most major operating systems)
This document was made to help show folk how it is the IRC software they use communicates
with thier IRC server.
It details a list of basic commands, and the connection sequence.
If you ever plan on trying to make an IRC client, or need to use IRC
on a machine
with nothing but telnet installed, or are simply curious this is the document for you.