Conversations has been released in version 2.6.0
Introduce expert setting to perform channel discovery on local server instead of search.jabber.network
Enable delivery check marks by default and remove setting
Enable ‘Send button indicates status’ by default and remove setting
Move Backup and Foreground Service settings to main screen
@xmpp I don't get why there's such a focus in the Conversations README about anti-Google stuff, and then a big button with the Google Play store on it? Why no F-Droid?
Good question! Maybe it would be a nice idea to submit PR adding a link to https://f-droid.org/packages/eu.siacs.conversations/ ?
@dajbelshaw @dlq @xmpp https://f-droid.org/fr/packages/eu.siacs.conversations/
Conversations is indeed available for free (gratis, $0) from F-Droid
Besides which, there's the pragmatic side: for worse or worse, at present #Google's store is what comes by default on nearly all #Android phones, many users don't even know they can load software from other sources, and many others can't be arsed or are put off by the security warnings.
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