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The "blockcaps" Module


This module adds channel mode B (blockcaps) which allows channels to block messages which are excessively capitalised.


To load this module use the following <module> tag:

<module name="">


The <blockcaps> tag defines settings about how the blockcaps module should behave. This tag can only be defined once.

Name Type Default Value Description
capsmap Text ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ A list of characters to treat as capital letters.
minlen Number 1 The minimum length of a message to block excessive capitalisation.
percent Number 100 The percentage of a message which can be capitalised before it is blocked.

Example Usage


Channel Modes

Name Character Type Parameter Syntax Description
blockcaps B Switch None Enables blocking excessively capitalised messages.


Name Description
blockcaps Allows exempted users to send overly capitalised messages.

Extended Bans

Character Type Ban Syntax Description
B Acting B:<mask> Bans <mask> from sending messages with excessive capitalisation.
Example Usage

Bans users matching *!* from sending messages with excessive capitalisation:

/MODE #channel +b B:*!*