[kde-community] possible foss alternative to telegram/slack

Teo Mrnjavac teo at kde.org
Tue May 17 09:24:59 UTC 2016


On martedì 17 maggio 2016 10:55:52 CEST Marco Martin wrote:
> Hi all,
> Right now many groups are using Telegram as their primary communication
> medium due to some limitations in IRC (mainly due to the ease of pasting
> images inline the channel and the lack of fancy mobile clients for IRC),
> there may be other valid reasons i'm not aware of
> today i randomly stumbled upon
> http://www.mattermost.org/
> 
> it seems to tick all the boxes:
> * open source
> * we can self host an instance
> * fancy mobile and desktop apps
> * inline multimedia attachments into messages
> * and most important for us old farts: bridge to IRC :p
> 
> didn't try it, just stumbled upon it but may be something to be considered?

A huge +1. It has Jenkins integration, and from what I gather Bugzilla 
integration might be doable as well. I'd love it if we had a Mattermost 
instance, though obviously the added workload for Sysadmin should be 
considered.

Cheers,
-- 
Teo Mrnjavac
http://teom.org | teo at kde.org



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