KDE has adopted non-proprietary and decentralized instant messaging services and is now running its own community-managed instance of Matrix
KDE is now officially using Matrix for collaboration within KDE! Matrix is an open protocol and network for decentralised communication (which means you can follow and comment from a different instance of Matrix where you already have a presence), backed by an open standard and open source reference implementations for servers, clients, client SDKs, bridges, bots and more. It provides all the features you’d expect from a modern chat system: infinite scrollback, file transfer, typing notifications, read receipts, presence, search, push notifications, stickers, VoIP calling and conferencing, etc. It even provides end-to-end encryption (based on Signal’s double ratchet algorithm) for when you want some privacy. https://squeet.me/objects/962c3e10e38e7cf4ed8190091da003199908b4b6
Sure, each one's developers may prefer that they get used instead of the other, but being federated systems. But there's no reason not to have transports or gateways between them. They're documented protocols, both communities are committed to openness so we won't have any of the nonsense where AOL went around IP-blocking any well-used transport. A user gained by either is a user both can talk to, at least potentially.
@PixelFed synapse 1.0 and pixelfed update on the same day? Nice!
♲ @firstname.lastname@example.org:Matrix 1.0, Synapse 1.0 and the Matrix Foundation
a non-violent, non-destructive crime you can do Show more
✅ find a really old TV with a UHF dial
✅ attach antenna
✅ browse around UHF channels 80-84
✅ stop when you hear one-to-three-second snippets of people talking
✅ tell a buddy what you heard
Congratulations! You just intercepted and disclosed an electronic communication, 18 U.S. Code § 2511, a felony w/5 years max imprisonment.
Syncthing is one of the world's 9 wonders
Can we please stop proclaiming the end of the fediverse! Just because someone with ideas you don't agree with is joining the fediverse does not mean that the fediverse is over. It means its getting popular! If there's any danger to the fediverse, its the threat of censorship by oligarchs. Who want to silence the opinions they disagree with.
@bjoern They are working on cross-signing, so you'll only have to verify one of each user's devices.
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I'm not sure how to convince you then, hopefully some day you'll realize that even nazis are people and can be convinced to change their minds.
You may want to read about Daryl Davis, a black man who befriended many KKK members and talked them out of their racism: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daryl_Davis
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