The project has 2 components:
Originally, the project was supposed to only provide an IRC client based on JerkLib.
JerkBot started as an exercise with JPA and OSGI. After playing a little bit with JerkLib, I wrote a bot within a day and I thought why not share? :-)
This is a one day effort with 4 rewrites, one day each, it's not bug free, but I did try :-). The code is being patched time to time.