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Re: IRC and Gitter

From: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:46:12 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+eFz_Kcx2_xG7gAsr04UbECHwtW+WdqwhMKzm_ChjSkk4TtMA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Bateman <7daniel77@gmail.com>
Cc: Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>
re: 'possibly host' : We can host it ourselves (I will see if Ripple can
sponsor this) or we can use a hosted service like sameroom.io.

re cost:
- Sameroom.io = $49/month (5 channels),
- hosted = is cost of hosting and people to manage/setup

On 26 August 2016 at 16:22, Daniel Bateman <7daniel77@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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