Delay command execution in X-Chat

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Use the following command to delay execution of a command in X-Chat:

/timer seconds command without slash

It is useful when you need to get opped by the chanserv but X-Chat executes the command before it has authenticated itself with nickserv:

/timer 10 cs op #example username

I’m not sure if this is X-Chat specific, an IRC Client standard, or an IRC server command, but hey it works for X-Chat.

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Thomas has contributed to dozens of enterprise Node.js services and has worked for a company dedicated to securing Node.js. He has spoken at several conferences on Node.js and JavaScript, is an O'Reilly published author, and is an organizer of NodeSchool SF.