@hrthu The problem I found with Matrix bridges is that (the last time I tried) the server admin needs to set them up. You cannot just use a bridge as your own user. (at least that's the case with the Discord bridge)
@admicos The matrix admin or the Slack/etc one? If the former, it might be worth self-hosting synapse.
@hrthu Well, when I was trying it I self-hosted Matrix and had bot invitation perms on Discord, but doing a quick search, it seems like it depends on the bridge.
For Discord, you can just use t2bot.io/discord without self-hosting Matrix, but you'll still need Discord permissions to invite the bot in.
I am not certain for other bridges, but you probably need to at least self-host Matrix for most of them.
(There's also "puppets" which I have no idea how they work, might need to look into that)
@admicos That sounds like a headache. It amazes me that even the CEOs of these companies don't find their walled gardens an inane annoyance.
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