Author: wirelessduck Date: To: dng Subject: Re: [DNG] Is anybody using Discord for virtual get-togethers in
> On 22 Mar 2020, at 01:30, John Crisp via Dng <dng@???> wrote:
> On 20/03/20 13:38, Steve Litt wrote:
>> Is anybody using Discord in Devuan for virtual get-togethers?
> Discord. Wouldn't touch it with a barge pole. Horrible spyware.
> We use Rocket.Chat internally - it'll run on node or in a docker
> container (I won't mention snaps...) -
> It's a 'Open Source Slack alternative'
> https://rocket.chat > https://github.com/RocketChat/Rocket.Chat >
> They are pretty good with their privacy - you can even run it
> completely disconnected from the interwebs if required.
> Not too heavy on hardware (depends on number of users !!!!)
> It connects happily via jitsi for video conferencing - either use online
> jitsi or host your own.
> Think buried in that lot somewhere is screen sharing support too.
> (You can also use Big Blue Button I think)
> It also has a Livechat widget for your website so you can chat to
> incoming visitors, and even conference with them too.
> Still under heavy and rapid development, but not a bad piece of kit all
> in all and worth a look.
> No, I have no commercial involvement. I just have helped out on and off
> for a few years.
Anyone have experience on how it compares to Mattermost or Zulip?
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