@rubenwardy mattermost, Rocket.chat?
@rubenwardy Riot.im has been absolutely amazing for me 😊 It's been a drop-in replacement for Skype and Discord for me 🙂
@MadestMadness @gxtony @RobinSohn @swedneck So, I'm looking into Matrix. I signed up using riot.im. I can't seem to be able to make groups of rooms, and I can't work out how to bridge my room to IRC. I want to make this as easy as possible, so ideally I'd be able to provide a link which leads to a sign up, and when signed up they immediately join the rooms. Riot.im also looks pretty terrible
First off they're working on a new version of riot: https://riot.im/experimental
IRC bridges are set up via the integrations menu, which is the button with 9 squares. You can also join #irc:matrix.org for help.
Here's a list of other bridges available: https://matrix.org/docs/projects/bridges
Personally i think matterbridge kind of sucks, as it just posts everything under the same bot account. (as opposed to matrix appservice bridges that create puppet accounts for bridged users)
But for any kind of bridge you'll need a server running it, but not necessarily an irc/matrix server.
Matrix?they have a lot of bridges
@rubenwardy Maybe a XMPP MUC? Try Prosody as Server, and Gajim as Client on the Desktop or Conversations on Android.
@rubenwardy As others already suggested, look either into XMPP or Matrix/Riot. While I personally prefer XMPP, Matrix is easier to setup and has lots of bridges, so you would be able to use it via IRC.
@rubenwardy Definitely Matrix!
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