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#OpenMRS

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on

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irc.freenode.net

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Internet

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Relay

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is

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a

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form

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of

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real-time

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Internet

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chat

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or

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synchronous

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conferencing.

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You

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are

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welcome

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to

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join

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the

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OpenMRS

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chat

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room

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on

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irc.freenode.net.

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There

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are

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numerous

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IRC

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clients

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from

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which

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to

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choose

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or

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you

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can

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visit

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our

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chat

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room

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directly

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right

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here.

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{info:title=Development sprint activity is on #openmrs-sprint}\\ \\ \\ \\

Real-time discussion about [current development sprints|RES:Development Sprints] happens in [*\#openmrs-sprint*|#sprint], not #openmrs.{info}
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h2. \#OpenMRS-Sprint on irc.freenode.net

[OpenMRS Development Sprints|RES:Development Sprints] are organized efforts focused on getting features written in a coordinated fashion. All development sprint discussion occurs on [\#openmrs-sprint|Logs - OpenMRS-Sprint].

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h2. How to use our IRC channels

Our IRC channels are available for real-time communication with other community members. They can be an ideal way to get help with a problem you're having, discuss development ideas, or just chat and share information. (We're not always serious\!)

Please remember: IRC is not meant to be a 24/7 helpline with immediate support. If your question is not answered right away it may be because no one is awake or no one is paying attention.

{tip:title=Tip}Try addressing someone directly by putting their complete user name into your question.  This might get their attention faster. You should also consider sending an e-mail to either the implementers mailing list or the developers mailing list.{tip}
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Common

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IRC

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commands

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Command

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to

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type

What it does

Code Block

/nick YourName

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Sets your current nickname to YourName

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/msg NickName message

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Sends message to NickName in a private chat window


Code Block

/me text

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Sends text in a 3rd-person

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sort

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of

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way,

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e.g.,

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"YourNickName

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starts

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to

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dance"

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Code Block

/whois NickName

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Shows you additional information about NickName


Code Block

/quit

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Logs out of IRC

There are a lot of other commands available. Search the web for information about them.

IRC clients we like

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Linux
Mac
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Help! My IRC is blocked.

Some Internet providers block the ports needed for IRC. If this is the case for you, then you can use a proxy to join the channel through a web browser. You should be able to use this page to connect.

IRC Logs

Our IRC channels are logged 24/7 in case you miss anything. The logs are updated regularly here on the Wiki and are fully searchable.