[OSGeo-Discuss] [EXTERNAL] Re: OSGeo thoughts on discussion/collaboration platform hosting

Michael Smith michael.smith.erdc at gmail.com
Sun Oct 18 06:27:22 PDT 2015

One problem that I have with IRC is being firewalled due to the ports (at
work or vpn).

I also find the mobile clients for the Slack-like alternatives to be much
better than any IRC mobile client I've found. And just a generally higher
level of functionality while still allowing IRC clients (via some IRC


Michael Smith

US Army Corps
Remote Sensing GIS/Center
michael.smith at usace.army.mil

-----Original Message-----
From: Discuss <discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org> on behalf of Sandro
Santilli <strk at keybit.net>
Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 8:35 AM
To: Michael Smith <michael.smith.erdc at gmail.com>
Cc: OSGeo Discussions <discuss at lists.osgeo.org>
Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo thoughts on
discussion/collaboration platform hosting
Resent-From: Michael Smith <michael.smith at usace.army.mil>

>On Sun, Oct 18, 2015 at 08:16:10AM -0400, Michael Smith wrote:
>> Along the lines of code hosting, do we want to think about some kind of
>> OSGeo hosted Slack-like service for the community / projects, eg
>> MatterMost, RocketChat, etc?
>> I wanted to start this as a separate topic although a lot of these
>> alternatives are based on git or gitlab so its a very related
>> What would be useful to OSGeo projects?
>It takes a poll, I guess.
>Personally, IRC serves me well (but we could add an irc server link to
>the freenode network from osgeo machines :)
>BTW: this wiki page may be helpful, and surely can be enhanced:
>Discuss mailing list
>Discuss at lists.osgeo.org

More information about the Discuss mailing list