[iTowns-dev] Chat room
adrien.berthet at ign.fr
Mon Feb 26 05:09:23 PST 2018
Also note that here at IGN, we only have a few port opened: using one of
those three solutions, based on http protocol could help us using a
dedicated client for this (and not the unpractical webchat client of
Concerning IRC, it doesn't keep log, and while I agree that
important/relevant discussion should occurs in GitHub, sometimes things
are relevant to keep; for example this morning we talked a little about
WebWorkers, and some ideas of a good data structure. In my case, my
browser froze and I lost all of this conversation, which I would have
loved to keep.
On 26/02/18 14:01, Adrien Berthet wrote:
> I'm for Gitter: it is a really simple client, not too much feature
> such as in Slack or Mattermost (the engine behind Framateam), and is
> simpler to join than the two others: only a Github account is
> necessary (or not), and no invitation is necessary to join a channel
> (if it is public). In Slack (free version)/Mattermost, new users needs
> to receive an invitation. If people outside of the current dev team
> wants to join, we need to have a simple process.
> Also for those who worry, Gitter is now opensource
> Note: I have used Gitter for more than a year, Slack for more than
> three years, and Mattermost a little.
> On 26/02/18 12:31, Augustin Trancart wrote:
>> No strong opinion on this, except I'd prefer to avoid Slack: I had quite a bad
>> experience with it (but that was 2 years ago), and it is proprietary.
>> Staying on IRC is also fine by me, but if we have to change, I'd vote for gitter
>> or framateam (I've only ever tested the latter though).
>> Augustin Trancart - Oslandia
>> augustin.trancart at oslandia.com
>> On 26/02/2018 12:02, Gérald Choqueux wrote:
>>> We propose to evolve the irc chat to a more modern chat room.
>>> The motivations are to facilitate the exchange of code, images, data and also to
>>> keep the discussions.
>>> examples of chat rooms:
>>> make your proposals
>>> iTowns-dev mailing list
>>> iTowns-dev at lists.osgeo.org
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