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Re: IRC and Gitter

From: William K. Santiago <william@wksit.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:29:46 +0000
Message-ID: <CALbCggESmHgs286rHdW7DmuH=D7i1cy-2neyXmrZCu3V8oRYGw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marta Piekarska <marta@blockstream.io>, M AV <av_m@hotmail.com>
Cc: Marta <marta@blockstream.com>, Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>, Daniel Bateman <7daniel77@gmail.com>, Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>
Indeed too open.

On Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 9:14 AM Marta Piekarska <marta@blockstream.io>
wrote:

> Also for slack - it has huge security issues:)
> —
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> > On Aug 29, 2016, at 10:34 AM, M AV <av_m@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Cool – thx!
> >
> > From: Adrian Hope-Bailie [mailto:adrian@hopebailie.com]
> > Sent: Monday, August 29, 2016 1:34 PM
> > To: M AV <av_m@hotmail.com>
> > Cc: Daniel Bateman <7daniel77@gmail.com>; Interledger Community Group <
> public-interledger@w3.org>
> > Subject: Re: IRC and Gitter
> >
> > 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?
> >
> > 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
> >
> > 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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