[Development] Mirror IRC channels on KDE's Matrix Instance
mitch.curtis at qt.io
Tue Jul 13 11:57:37 CEST 2021
Hi Cristián, thanks for setting it up.
I've never used Matrix before - how do I sign in using my KDE identity (I'm using the Element client if it makes a difference)? I'm guessing I need to set the homeserver to some KDE server?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Development <development-bounces at qt-project.org> On Behalf Of
> Cristián Maureira-Fredes
> Sent: Tuesday, 13 July 2021 10:59 AM
> To: development at qt-project.org
> Subject: Re: [Development] Mirror IRC channels on KDE's Matrix Instance
> Just to finalize this thread,
> as https://phabricator.kde.org/T14673 states, the following channels are now
> #qt-webengine:kde.org (irc: #qtwebengine)
> To share the links to the channels
> you can use the following:
> changing 'qt-pyside' for the channel you want to share ;)
> A big thanks to the KDE folks that help the process!
> On 7/6/21 12:37 PM, Cristián Maureira-Fredes wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Since nobody refused to this decision, will contact the folks at KDE
> > to start the process of mirroring the IRC channels into KDE's Matrix
> > instance.
> > Thanks everyone!
> > Cheers
> > On 6/28/21 12:51 PM, Cristián Maureira-Fredes wrote:
> >> Hello everyone,
> >> Context
> >> -------
> >> After the "Improve the contributor experience" session at the past Qt
> >> Contributors Summit, many ideas came out related to an overall
> >> improvement to the contribution experience, mainly focused on new
> >> people joining the Qt Project.
> >> One of the topics was Communication,
> >> from which we (qt project people) discussed together with some KDE
> >> folks and agreed that bringing the Qt and KDE communities closer was
> >> a good idea, mainly based on the good experience KDE has currently on
> >> the platform.
> >> We have a good opportunity to do this via a bridge from our newly
> >> created Libera.chat IRC channels, to KDE's Matrix Instance.
> >> During the QtCS,
> >> we tried this out, and mirrored the #qt-cs IRC channel to Matrix:
> >> https://go.kde.org/matrix/#/#qt-cs:kde.org
> >> and according to the people that participated in the session the
> >> experience was nice, and it might be worth to bridge all the other
> >> #qt-* channels on IRC.
> >> Read more about Matrix: https://matrix.org/ Read more about KDE's
> >> Matrix Instance: https://community.kde.org/Matrix
> >> Implications
> >> ------------
> >> If you prefer IRC, it's totally fine, this change would only imply
> >> that you will get more people on IRC to interact with.
> >> If you want to move to Matrix completely, this change will enable you
> >> to stay in touch with folks on the IRC channels.
> >> Permissions work different on Matrix than IRC, but with the current
> >> list of moderators in the #qt- domain we can easily assign
> >> permissions to people on the Matrix channels accordingly.
> >> Let's keep the discussion of other communication platforms outside
> >> this thread, while they might be valid, it's out of the scope of this
> >> proposal.
> >> Question
> >> --------
> >> I would like to ask the Qt Project if you agree or disagree with the
> >> proposal to mirror all the #qt-* channels from Libera.chat to KDE's
> >> Matrix Instance.
> >> If we don't have unresolved disagreements, I'd say we can proceed
> >> with the mirroring Monday next week, but if there are concerns, I
> >> would prefer to address them first.
> >> Cheers
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