Accessing IRC
The usual way to access IRC is with an IRC client. Some popular clients include:
- Windows: mIRC, KVIrc, XChat, ChatZilla
- Mac OS X: Colloquy, XChat, ChatZilla
- Linux: Irssi, XChat, ChatZilla
- As of (at least) 3/22/2010, freenode was not accessible via Mibbit.
 Hackerspace IRC Channels
Semantic MediaWiki maintains a few small IRC channels on FreeNode.
Below is a table listing existing channels, some are for specific extensions. If you cannot find someone in a specific channel #semanticmediawiki can be used for all general help for Semantic MediaWiki or any of it's extensions.
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