Replace IRC with Discord

Discord has more users. IRC traffic has ground to a halt.

No real objection to

Removed IRC and Riot from the README and replaced IRC in other places.

Change-Id: I7124b11320f6c31e9e0a2aead35274690ff0f908
Signed-off-by: Gunnar Mills <>
diff --git a/.github/ISSUE_TEMPLATE/ b/.github/ISSUE_TEMPLATE/
index 85ff073..9a0cdcb 100644
--- a/.github/ISSUE_TEMPLATE/
+++ b/.github/ISSUE_TEMPLATE/
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@
 **Note on Bugs**
 Please note that questions or feature requests should be discussed on the
-mailing list or IRC. Please see
+mailing list or Discord. Please see
 for info on how to contact us. Github Issues in openbmc/openbmc are for bugs
 only. Please remove this section when opening a bug.
index be9e8ac..e5878e0 100644
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@
     Section entries are structured according to the following scheme:
     X:  ...
@@ -24,10 +24,10 @@
     organization; FILE_PATH is a file path within the repository, possibly with
     wildcards; X is a tag of one of the following types:
-    M:  Denotes maintainer; has fields NAME <EMAIL_USERNAME@DOMAIN> <IRC_USERNAME!>;
+    M:  Denotes maintainer; has fields NAME <EMAIL_USERNAME@DOMAIN> <DISCORD_USERNAME!>;
         if omitted from an entry, assume one of the maintainers from the
         MAINTAINERS entry.
-    R:  Denotes reviewer; has fields NAME <EMAIL_USERNAME@DOMAIN> <IRC_USERNAME!>;
+    R:  Denotes reviewer; has fields NAME <EMAIL_USERNAME@DOMAIN> <DISCORD_USERNAME!>;
         these people are to be added as reviewers for a change matching the repo
     F:  Denotes forked from an external repository; has fields URL.
diff --git a/ b/
index 4e61b86..6ae7bfe 100644
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -175,5 +175,4 @@
 ## Contact
 - Mail: [](
 - Discord:
-- IRC: #openbmc on
-- Riot: [](