rbistolfi has packaged weechat, a command line IRC client, for VL 6.0.
Package Size: 1271K
Installed Size: 4620K
weechat: weechat (a light & fast curses-based IRC client)
weechat: WeeChat is a fast & light multilingual curses-based multiplatform
weechat: IRC client written from scratch and released under the GPL.
weechat: License: GPL
weechat: Authors: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
weechat: Website: http://weechat.flashtux.org/index.php
After testing this package please stop back here and let us know how it works for you.