April 29, 2019

Mozilla Replacing IRC Internally

Mike Hoye on his blog exple.tive.org:

In the next small number of months, Mozilla intends to deprecate IRC as our primary synchronous-text communications platform, stand up a replacement and decommission irc.mozilla.org soon afterwards. I’m charged with leading that process on behalf of the organization.

I’m going to follow this closely — more for the process than the actual end result. But even the first post offers a learnings in the clarity of the requirements, and no-nonsense managing of expectations.

It’s not going to be an easy job, and if he shares even the highlights, we can all learn from it.

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