IRC

From Tildeverse Wiki

IRC is a chat protocol. tilde.chat is our network.

See wikipedia for more info on the protocol.

modern irc docs

IRC on wikipedia.org

SASL

Enabling SASL will allow you to avoid having to identify with NickServ everytime you login. Instructions for configuring it with weechat (the default client configured on tilde.team) can be found in the libera.chat docs.