Web based versionsEdit
See meta:IRC/Channels for additional channels
IRC client softwareEdit
- To Chat on IRC, you will need some type of IRC client. See the Comparison of Internet Relay Chat clients at Wikipedia.
- Note that IRC needs more care to maintain anonymity than Wiki editing does - details on this at m:IRC cloaks and w:Wikipedia:IRC channels
- #wikimedia is for discussion of Wikimedia Foundation issues.
- #wikimedia-tech is for discussion of technical issues relating to the Wikimedia servers.
- #wikimedia-toolserver is for discussion of technical issues relating to the Toolserver.
- Important: It is a suggested Wikimedia meta-wiki guideline that meta:IRC channels prohibit the publishing of chat logs publicly. Wikiversity needs a policy for #wikiversity.
- Wikimedia's channel guidelines describes rules that all Wikimedia project channels should follow.