@wdavery @parasurv I agree with the federated solution, but the apps and backends that exist are not ready for the massive demand, and also is not as soft and comfy to use as the centralized alternatives.
Element is still in development, fluffychat is better, registration and federation on Matrix is still unreliable, xmpp has the best backend for scaling but the apps are limited and not as pretty as people expect.
@fatboy @parasurv I'm excited for Matrix in about a year or two. Once the server(s) are more mature and lighter, and the clients are polished.
One of the biggest selling points for me is that it can scale in features based on user needs. Simple user uses a simple client to talk to a power user who uses it far more extensively.
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