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Re: IRC and Gitter

From: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:33:32 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+eFz_+QBaQSr6RnFZGTq0ptxgA8J0FCp=Ps5=o_8P7=AwGjVg@mail.gmail.com>
To: M AV <av_m@hotmail.com>
Cc: Daniel Bateman <7daniel77@gmail.com>, Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>
I polled the group about using Slack a while back and the general consensus
was that they didn't want to use it and would prefer open tech like IRC.

If you log into Gitter you'll be able to link it to a Slack channel if
that's what you'd like to do.

On 29 August 2016 at 18:27, M AV <av_m@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Any reason not considering Slack?
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> *From:* Adrian Hope-Bailie [mailto:adrian@hopebailie.com]
> *Sent:* Monday, August 29, 2016 5:57 AM
> *To:* Daniel Bateman <7daniel77@gmail.com>
> *Cc:* Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>
> *Subject:* Re: IRC and Gitter
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> Update: Since the W3C IRC has no NickServ we can't use sameroom.io which
> requires this :(
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> On 29 August 2016 at 11:46, Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
> wrote:
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> 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
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>
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> 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:
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> - Secure IRC
>
> - Tight integration with Gitter
>
> Cons:
>
> - Need to switch to a new IRC server
>
> - Lose the W3C IRC bots
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>
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> *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
>
>
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> Cons:
>
> - Need to manage (and possibly host) yet another service
>
> Anyone have any thoughts on these options?
>
> Adrian
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