It would be nice to have a way to encrypt a query.
--> CTCP REQUEST CRYPT
#2 Updated by Sputnick about 12 years ago
See also FiSH, which supposedly supports encrypted channel chat as well.
libotr seems to be portable, and it is LGPL'd. We might want to think about redistributing it (for static builds especially), or just make it an optional dependency via a plugin.
If somebody volunteers working on this, I wouldn't be opposed.