Slack-like chat (also for GSOC)

Ruben Di Battista rubendibattista at
Thu May 9 21:43:29 UTC 2019

I suggest to get a look to They perfectly integrate with IRC,
but they have bridges for everything. No need to self host (but you can and
it's federated with the rest of the fédération)

It's a pretty cool technology IMHO.

On Thu, 9 May 2019, 23:38 Mojca Miklavec, <mojca at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I know that our official channels only include mailing lists, IRC and
> PR/ticket discussion so far, but I'm curious about your stand with
> respect to setting up a service like Zulip Chat / Rocket Chat / ...
> for aiding the GSOC communication when higher frequency of potentially
> simple questions would be needed. I know IRC could fulfill such a
> task, but it doesn't work too well for me. (I'm offline when at work,
> cannot really use phone efficiently for communication etc..)
> Would it be realistic to install such a service on breaburn if needed?
> (Or is it too complex / too much work?)
> I strongly suspect that one of those services also integrates pretty
> well with IRC. I've been using Slack, Zulip, Discord, Gitter at
> various occasions and I like the way they work.
> Thank you,
>     Mojca
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