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Re: IRC and Gitter

From: Daniel Bateman <7daniel77@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:22:37 +0100
Message-ID: <CAB1OcyGHD1-BGVySWfd3VEb9dzUb9LtDjwcnXXRYN-KQTUCCjA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Cc: Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>
For option 2, what is the cost of managing another service? And why is it
'possibly host?'

Daniel
On Aug 26, 2016 10:04 AM, "Adrian Hope-Bailie" <adrian@hopebailie.com>
wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I have done some investigating and have two options for us with regard to
> using Gitter but still offering IRC for those that prefer that channel.
>
>
> *Option 1: Switch to Gitter hosted IRC server*
> If you visit http://irc.gitter.im you'll see instructions for connecting
> to a secure IRC server using a unique, per-user server key.
>
> Once you connect you'll be logged into an IRC channel for each Gitter room
> and use the same Nick as your github username.
>
> Anything posted in either system is mirrored in the other.
>
> Pros:
> - Secure IRC
> - Tight integration with Gitter
>
> Cons:
> - Need to switch to a new IRC server
> - Lose the W3C IRC bots
>
>
> *Option 2: Setup a bridge between Gitter and W3C IRC*
> There are bots that can monitor both systems and mirror messages between
> them. We can use https://sameroom.io or host a bot ourselves.
>
> Pros:
> - Keep same IRC server and channel
>
> Cons:
> - Need to manage (and possibly host) yet another service
>
> Anyone have any thoughts on these options?
>
> Adrian
>
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