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Step 2: Communicate with the online community


This is Step 2 of the Editor’s Guide.

Join the conversation on the IRC channel

The online community uses IRC and mailing lists extensively. Connect to the WebPlatform channel with an IRC client using these settings

  • Server: Freenode (
  • Channel: #webplatform

Log in using a browser and ask the team questions or use an irc client. Log in to the IRC channel during scheduled meetings or anytime you want to share ideas or ask questions.

Note: If you are new to using IRC, check out this helpful guide.

IRC hours

When folks are hanging out on \#webplatform
Frozenice CE(S)T evenings / weekends
Shepazu Noon–evening ET
Renoir B. Noon–evening ET (or simply mention "renoirb")
Next persona their hours
### IRC Channel logs

We have a bot who takes care of logging the conversations and they are available at

Join the mailing list

  • We announce initiatives and discuss proposals on the mailing list. Subscribe to the mailing list to stay in touch.

Access the bug-tracking system

You can report and work on issues reported on our issue tracker at