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[[Image:Alert.png]] All users of the IRC channel are expected to follow the [[Code Of Conduct]]
 
[[Image:Alert.png]] All users of the IRC channel are expected to follow the [[Code Of Conduct]]
  
Many of the [MusicBrainzBio MusicBrainz developers], as well as other users who want to chat with them, can be found on the '''#musicbrainz''' channel at [http://freenode.net/ irc.freenode.net] ([irc://irc.freenode.net/musicbrainz irc://irc.freenode.net/musicbrainz]). References to IRC on the Wiki generally refer to this channel. As in many communities the chatters in the channel have developed their own [[MusicBrainz Slang]]. Also, you may want to take a look through [[IRC Regulars]] to find out who's who on IRC.
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'''Server:''' irc.freenode.net
  
There is a weekly Monday dev chat in the '''#musicbrainz-devel''' channel at irc.freenode.net that takes about an hour. It usually starts at 8pm UK, 9pm mainland Europe, 3pm EST or noon PST. Check the [[Developers Mailing List]] for an invitation.
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'''Channel:''' #musicbrainz
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Relay_Chat Internet Relay Chat] is a type of instant messaging network; you will need an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_IRC_clients IRC client] to participate, but even without one, you can browse the [http://chatlogs.musicbrainz.org IRC logs] (there is only an extremely crude chronological index by days, but you can also look at [http://chatlogs.musicbrainz.org/today.cgi today's log] and [http://chatlogs.musicbrainz.org/yesterday.cgi yesterday's log]).
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If you have an IRC client that supports the irc:// protocol you can click [irc://irc.freenode.net/musicbrainz here] to join the channel.
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Many of the [[MusicBrainzBio|MusicBrainz developers]], as well as other users who want to chat with them, can be found on IRC; references to IRC on the Wiki generally refer to this channel. As in many communities the chatters in the channel have developed their own [[MusicBrainz Slang]]. Also, you may want to take a look through [[IRC Regulars]] to find out who's who on IRC.
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There is a weekly dev chat held every Monday in the '''#musicbrainz-devel''' channel that takes about an hour. It usually starts at 8pm UK, 9pm mainland Europe, 3pm EST or noon PST. An invitation is usually sent out to the [[Developers Mailing List]] Sunday night/Monday morning.
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Internet Relay Chat, IRC for short, is a type of instant messaging network; you will need an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_IRC_clients IRC client] to participate, but even without one, you can browse the [http://chatlogs.musicbrainz.org IRC logs] (there is only an extremely crude chronological index by days, but you can also look at [http://chatlogs.musicbrainz.org/today.cgi today's log] and [http://chatlogs.musicbrainz.org/yesterday.cgi yesterday's log]). For more specific information visit the wikipedia article on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Relay_Chat Internet Relay Chat].
  
 
[[Category:Communication Forum]]
 
[[Category:Communication Forum]]

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Alert.png All users of the IRC channel are expected to follow the Code Of Conduct

Server: irc.freenode.net

Channel: #musicbrainz

If you have an IRC client that supports the irc:// protocol you can click here to join the channel.

Many of the MusicBrainz developers, as well as other users who want to chat with them, can be found on IRC; references to IRC on the Wiki generally refer to this channel. As in many communities the chatters in the channel have developed their own MusicBrainz Slang. Also, you may want to take a look through IRC Regulars to find out who's who on IRC.

There is a weekly dev chat held every Monday in the #musicbrainz-devel channel that takes about an hour. It usually starts at 8pm UK, 9pm mainland Europe, 3pm EST or noon PST. An invitation is usually sent out to the Developers Mailing List Sunday night/Monday morning.

Internet Relay Chat, IRC for short, is a type of instant messaging network; you will need an IRC client to participate, but even without one, you can browse the IRC logs (there is only an extremely crude chronological index by days, but you can also look at today's log and yesterday's log). For more specific information visit the wikipedia article on Internet Relay Chat.