- [DISCUSS] Developer chat (+FoundationDB chat)
Re: [DISCUSS] Developer chat (+FoundationDB chat)
Misha Brukman <mbru...@...>
toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
FWIW, when we originally started JanusGraph, Henry Saputra (cc'd) lead an extensive evaluation of various chat options and we settled on Gitter, primarily because:
- unlike Slack, Gitter doesn't require running a bot to have people join a workspace: by default, Slack is closed to sign-ups; you can whitelist some domains, but you can't make it "public" so you end up having to run a bot like Slackin, SlackEngine or similar (with appropriate credentials) just so that folks can join the chat
- you have to create another account just for Slack — with Gitter, you can just trivially sign-in via OAuth, using your existing GitHub or Twitter account
- on the free plan, Slack limits how much history you can see, which decreases visibility for folks who are not signed in 24/7; Gitter provides full free access to the entire history
There may have been other issues which I'm forgetting; Henry, please add what I missed.
Overall, I would recommend that we not splinter the chat rooms across more than 1 service: since we're already using Gitter for chat, can't we just add another room there for FoundationDB or any other topic? It also has good support for Markdown and code formatting; I'm not sure what exactly we're missing from Slack with Gitter.
On Tue, Apr 7, 2020 at 3:52 AM Debasish Kanhar <d.k...@...
Sounds good Jan.
Let's go with the option where we have maximum developers/committers involved/or use it. So that the query posters / users can reach the maximum of our community :-)
On Tuesday, 7 April 2020 12:03:33 UTC+5:30, Jan Jansen wrote:
We have three different chat options. If no one wants to add something, i will open up a vote to decide which platform we want to use. (This will happen tomorrow.)
Here the options again:
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "JanusGraph developers" group.
To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to janusgr...@....
To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/janusgraph-dev/988986cf-6bcf-4e85-8beb-6867e2481ec5%40googlegroups.com.
Join firstname.lastname@example.org to automatically receive all group messages.