KDE now has its own Matrix infrastructure

Agustin Benito (toscalix) abenito at kde.org
Wed Feb 20 15:01:20 GMT 2019

Hi Lazlo,
On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 3:37 PM Laszlo Papp <lpapp at kde.org> wrote:

> 1. Why does KDE need to control these channels?
> 2. This is still not a selling point for Matrix against IRC to be honest. Because one can set up an IRC server just as well as a Matrix server. So, I would not mention this in the article.
> I have the gut feeling that what KDE can only fairly claim is that some people prefer Matrix over IRC. We are all different > and that is fine. I would not even use the term "better" or "worse" for either. It is just different. That is all. It is ok to be
> different though.

this is the spirit behind the decision. To open up KDE to new Open
Source communication channels that follow the spirit behind the
community. The statements made around IRC, being at the beginning of
the message, blur this message, but I think it is there when refers to
promoting/using both, IRC and Matrix.

Best Regards

Agustin Benito (toscalix)
KDE eV member
Profile: http://www.toscalix.com

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