[hibernate-dev] Chat migration - D minus 115 until the death of HipChat

Sanne Grinovero sanne at hibernate.org
Mon Nov 12 11:20:10 EST 2018

On Mon, 12 Nov 2018 at 16:02, Steve Ebersole <steve at hibernate.org> wrote:
> What is it a conscious decision to not require a GitHub account to join these rooms?  I just noticed that is a toggle-option in the room's settings also.

I don't remember. We created these rooms as an experiment in 2014..
Yoann created some more rooms recently.

Should we enforce people to have a Github account? I'd like that, I
think it would better nudge towards getting the right type of people
to join.


> On Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 6:17 AM Guillaume Smet <guillaume.smet at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 11:35 AM Sanne Grinovero <sanne at hibernate.org>
>> wrote:
>> > If one wants a lot of features then clearly only Slack is the way to
>> > go. Not saying we should go with Slack, just that we'll need to be
>> > patient and we'll always be short of some features - if that's not
>> > acceptable then only Slack will make you happy.
>> >
>> TBH, I don't care about fancy features. Gitter is OK for me but yeah not
>> having sound is really annoying.
>> I might miss notifications from time to time.
>> In any case, it will mostly be a problem for you all if you ping me :).
>> > BTW the issue you linked to suggests the native clients don't have
>> > this specific problem.. might want to try that?
>> >
>> I prefer to have it in the browser where I do most of my interactions with
>> people.
>> And AFAIK, Yoann wrote they were only packaged as deb (and not very excited
>> about compiling it).
>> BTW, tbh, I'm a bit worried GitLab has only one dev on it if they want to
>> become a player in this area. They certainly have some work to do to catch
>> up with others.
>> --
>> Guillaume
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