There is full read and write chat functionality now added to the API :)
Who wants to write two-way IRC<-->DaniWeb Chat integration? ;)
Any takers ... ??
You need an access token in order to post, but it's feasable if you create a new DaniWeb account named "IRC Bot" and have everything posted from the IRC channel posted by the bot (perhaps the message can be preceded by the nick in parentheses or some such).