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Re: IRC and Gitter

From: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:56:51 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+eFz_JfYW_AWtxr+VuaS7ooT9Yn2jFaxWL2=kpm4jM2iGJc6A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Bateman <7daniel77@gmail.com>
Cc: Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>
Update: Since the W3C IRC has no NickServ we can't use sameroom.io which
requires this :(

On 29 August 2016 at 11:46, Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
wrote:

> 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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