hostmask
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Definition: A means of identification on IRC that takes into account both your username and your Internet Service Provider.

Format:

user@host.domain.com

Examples:

juliebug@*.total.net
intel@AC9068C3.ipt.aol.com
chatter@205.205.165.*

Also Known As: host, user@host

Related Resources:

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Hostmask
Definition by Valinor IRC

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