[Development] Changes to Freenode's IRC

André Pönitz apoenitz at t-online.de
Wed May 19 19:17:23 CEST 2021

On Wed, May 19, 2021 at 02:37:26PM +0000, Andy Nichols wrote:
> Hello,
> Rather than just move to another IRC server, we should really take
> this as an opportunity to move to another chat service as the official
> Qt Project chat. 
> IRC has a terrible user experience and is not at all accessible for
> people who haven't been using it for decades like many of us. It does
> us a huge disservice when trying to attracting new contributors to
> point to our IRC.

I seriously doubt that the problem of not getting new contributors
has a lot to do with IRC's "user experience".

> There are lots of better options out there now
> (which I see some of you on already), so lets move on already.

Which of these options you have in mind 

    * do require no registration

       -- and --  

    * are not _obviously_ driven by commercial interests?


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