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NAME

       bnmotd.txt, bnnews.txt bnissue.txt - messages for the Unix Battle.net® daemon

DESCRIPTION

       The  file  bnmotd.txt  contains  text displayed by bnetd(8), when users first log into the
       server.

       The file bnnews.txt contains text displayed when the user uses the /news chat command.

       The files consist of raw text with printf-style formatting escapes.  Each line of  a  file
       can contain a type formatter from the following list:

              %B     Use the broadcast attribute (???).

              %C     Execute the line as if the user entered it as a command.

              %E     Use the error attribute (red).

              %I     Use the info attribute (yellow).  This is the same was %W.

              %M     Normal chat message (white).  This will appear as if the user said it.

              %T     Emote chat message (???).  This will appear as if the user said it.

              %W     Use the warning attribute (yellow).  This is the same was %I.

       Within a line, any of the following format formatters may be used:

              %%     Expand to a literal percent sign (%).

              %a     Expand to the number of accounts on the server.

              %c     Expand to the number of channels on the server.  This includes all permanent
                     and current temporary channels.

              %g     Expand to the number of games on the server.  This includes both public  and
                     private (passworded) games.

              %h     Expand to the hostname of the server (as returned by gethostname(2)).

              %i     Expand  to this user's account ID number, formatted with a leading pound (#)
                     sign and leading zeros.

              %l     Expand to this user's current chat name which is usually the same

              %r     Expand to the IP of the remote machine (the client).

              %t     Expand to four character client tag.

              %u     Expand to the number of users logged into the server.

              %v     Expand to the version number of the server.

SEE ALSO

       bnetd(8)

AUTHOR

       Ross Combs (ross@bnetd.org)

LEGAL NOTICES

       Battle.net, Diablo,  Starcraft,  Brood  War,  Warcraft,  and  Blizzard  Entertainment  are
       trademarks  or  registered  trademarks  of Blizzard Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other
       countries. All rights reserved.

       Neither this program nor the bnetd  project  are  in  any  way  affiliated  with  Blizzard
       Entertainment.

                                          2 August, 2001                                bntext(5)