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Technical Discussion Groups

Feature requests, help/support queries, or other end user questions:

Google Chrome Help Center or Discussion Groups.


Technical discussion:

  • chromium-dev
    • The engineering (developer) team uses this to discuss technical issues and for announcements. This is a moderate volume, high technical content mailing list. Topical posts include items such as plans to reduce memory consumption, discussion around how certain code areas are implemented and how to extend or improve such code, announcements of new tests being added to the buildbots, and so forth.
Sub Lists:
  • android-webview-dev 
    • Technical discussions about the Android WebView (src/android_webview).
  • apps-dev
    • Implementation discussions for the Chrome Packaged Apps platform and APIs.
  • blink-dev 
    • List for discussing technical issues related to the Blink rendering engine.
  • chromium-accessibility 
    • The engineering (developer) team uses this to discuss technical issues related to Chromium accessibility, including compatibility with assistive technology such as screen readers, magnifiers, voice controllers, and more.
  • chromium-apps 
    • This list is for people creating apps for Chromium or Google Chrome. Discussion about upcoming apps APIs and webstore issues also happens here.
  • chromium-extensions 
    • This list is for people creating extensions for Chromium or Google Chrome. Discussion about upcoming extension APIs and webstore issues also happens here.
  • chromium-mojo
    • Use of src/mojo in chromium.
  • chromium-polymer
    • List for discussing the use of Polymer in Chromium WebUI and Apps.
  • embedder-dev 
    • Technical discussions about embedding Chromium and changes in that area.
  • experimentation-dev 
    • Discussion forum for experimenting with web platform features, specifically Origin Trials.
  • graphics-dev
    • The engineering (developer) team uses this to discuss technical issues related to Chromium's graphics stack. This is a low volume, high technical content mailing list covering the Chromium compositor, GPU command buffer stack, and other graphics-related parts of the code.
  • headless-dev
    • Discussions about running Chromium in a headless/server environment.
  • infra-dev
    • List for discussing technical issues related to the infrastructure (continuous build, code review, commit queue, etc).
  • input-dev
    • Discussions related to input handling in chromium and blink with a focus on making touch-based interactions on mobile fast, rich and rational.
  • layout-dev
  • loading-dev
    • Technical discussions related to the full experience of the initial load of web content (resource fetching/scheduling, parsing, initial layout/paint).
  • mojo-dev
    • Non-Chromium (Fuchsia project) mojo discussions.
  • net-dev
    • Technical discussions about networking in Chrome - covering HTTP, SSL/TLS, DNS, TCP - as well as the APIs for networking.
  • ozone-dev
    • Technical discussion about ports to different windowing systems, graphics drivers, & input devices.
  • paint-dev
  • pepper-dev
    • List for discussing technical issues related to the Pepper APIs in Chromium, including proposals for new APIs, changes to existing APIs and discussion around the implementation of APIs in the browser.
  • platform-architecture-dev 
  • platform-predictability 
  • progressive-web-metrics
    • Discussion of creating a modern set of metrics used in all Chrome Speed projects and in all of our Web Developer facing projects.
  • project-warden 
    • Warden is a project to cleanup and fix long standing issues in order to increase developer productivity. See goo.gl/VEv1YQ
  • scheduler-dev 
    • Discussion about scheduling work (e.g., rendering, input handling tasks) in different parts of Chromium.
  • security-dev 
    • Discussions related to security engineering and development on Chrome, with a particular focus on security features and designs. Note: this is not a bug announcement list. If that is what your looking for, please see the Chrome Security page for more information on security-notify@chromium.org.
  • site-isolation-dev 
  • storage-dev 
    • List for discussing implementation of web storage technologies: Cookies, IndexedDB, AppCache, FileSystem, Local/Session storage, Quotas, and, yes, WebSQL.
  • threaded-rendering-dev
    • Discussion about leveraging threads / asynchrony for a faster web. AnimationWorklet, position:sticky, snap points, metrics, etc.
  • worker-dev
    • List for discussing implementation of web workers and worklets. See the Worker Team.
  • v8-dev
    • List for discussing implementation of the V8 engine.

Reviews/Check-ins/bugs


  • chromium-reviews
    • The engineering (developer) team uses this to conduct code reviews of changes to the Chromium source. This is a high volume, high technical content mailing list. Topical posts are strictly limited to code reviews. All email threads on this list originate from code reviews. Please do not start new threads on this list.
  • chromium-checkins
    • This is a read-only list that can be used to monitor individual checkins to the Chromium source. This is a high volume, high technical content mailing list. All emails to this list are automatically generated when code is checked in. Please do not send emails to this list.
  • chromium-bugs
    • This is a read-only list that contains all of the bug database email traffic. All email threads originate from bugs opened in the bug database. Please do not create new threads on this list.
  • blink-reviews
    • The engineering (developer) team uses this to conduct code reviews of changes to the Blink source. This is a high volume, high technical content mailing list. Topical posts are strictly limited to code reviews. All email threads on this list originate from code reviews. Please do not start new threads on this list
    • Some sublists are:
      • blink-reviews-paint
      • blink-reviews-animation
      • blink-reviews-bindings
      • blink-reviews-css
      • blink-reviews-dom
      • blink-reviews-events
      • blink-reviews-platform-graphics
      • blink-reviews-html
      • blink-reviews-api
      • blink-reviews-layout
    • To subscribe to them, edit the URL for blink-reviews to add the suffix.
    • See the WATCHLISTS file for what these lists cover.
  • blink-checkins
    • This is a read-only list that can be used to monitor individual checkins to the Blink rendering engine. This is a high volume, high technical content mailing list. All emails to this list are automatically generated when code is checked in. Please do not send emails to this list.
  • v8-reviews
    • The engineering (developer) team uses this to conduct code reviews fo changes to the V8 source. This is a high volume, high technical content mailing list. Topical posts are strictly limited to code reviews. All email threads on this list originate from code reviews. Please do not start new threads on this list.
  • There are some mailing lists that are auto-cc'd on certain crbug.com issue categories




Note: On 1/21/2010 we switched our mailing lists to be hosted on chromium.org. Posts before that date for the above lists are available at chromium-dev, chromium-reviews, chromium-checkins, chromium-bugs, and chromium-extensions.
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