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8 Post author: Elo 17 March 2017 01:11AM

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Comment author: username2 20 March 2017 05:42:47PM 0 points [-]

How does this work exactly ? I mean technologically. As far as I know Slack and Discord don't support bridges to each other.

Comment author: Elo 20 March 2017 11:27:32PM 0 points [-]

was going to be a matterbridge bot, but that had bugs that would not go away. Now it's going to be a custom xmpp protocol.

Comment author: username2 23 March 2017 02:57:08PM 0 points [-]

Won't that be a lot of work ? As far as I know discord doesnt bridge to xmpp so that means you ll have to write a bot or use one already written. Same goes for other closed protocols. That s a lot of work. I don t want to dissapoint you but in the end what makes you think people will hang out in public channels ? ( I apologise if I missed something )

Comment author: Elo 23 March 2017 10:19:35PM 0 points [-]

protocol is now going to be based on matrix.