But why should mIRC have to implement a new operator everytime some IRCd comes up with a new half-ass mode? I don't think it's too much to ask to expect someone to script an extra 20 characters or so to check this.

Frog - $nick().pnick returns every mode that mIRC knows that user has (the modes returned by /names and any that have occurred since you joined the channel) aswell as their nickname - no more or less than isadmin would be able to work with.

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