[gdal-dev] Freenode IRC taken over(was Fwd: [SAC] [Hosting] OSUOSL IRC channels moving to irc.libera.chat)

Pirmin Kalberer pi_ml at sourcepole.com
Wed May 19 14:18:10 PDT 2021


On 19.05.21 21:00, Even Rouault wrote:
> See below about Freenode IRC having been taken over (or considered as 
> such by most Freenode admins), which affects our existing #gdal channel.
> What should we do:
> - give up with IRC at all, and just use the Slack channel ? Would make 
> things more simple
> - migrate to Libera Chat ?
> - something else ?

Mozilla / Rust made a thorough evaluation of a modern IRC replacement 
some time ago and has chosen Matrix.
Their announcement: 

Today's most common client is https://app.element.io/ AFAIK, and I'm 
quite happy with it.


Pirmin Kalberer - @implgeo
Sourcepole - http://www.sourcepole.com

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