Activity Report 2022 - Engineering

Libera Chat’s engineering team is responsible for developing and maintaining the software used to provide the IRC network and any auxiliary services as Libera requires.

Team Organisation

The team ended the year with 14 members, up one from last year. We continue to hold development team meetings subject to there being topics to discuss.


Engineering activity has been split into two main areas: incremental improvements to our current server platform, and development of our experimental next-generation software.

In the last year we have delivered several improvements to the user experience on the network, including:

Development of Sable, our experimental next-generation server, continues at a variable pace, and we continue to welcome contributions from anyone interested.