The Windows IRC client IceChat is going the open source route.
IceChat , the popular IRC Client, is undergoing a complete Re-write, in C# (.Net). Version 6 will now be Open Source, with code made available at SourceForge.Net. It is currently in the Alpha stage, but making great progress’ IceChat coder snerf told IRCJunkie.
A first ‘full beta’ will not be released untill the beginning of 2005 the website reports.
You can find the SourceForge project page here.