[Sugar-devel] The status of freenode (one of the communication platform used by Sugar Labs)

Ibiam Chihurumnaya ibiam at sugarlabs.org
Wed May 19 21:13:47 EDT 2021

On Wed, 2021-05-19 at 18:39 +0300, Srevin Saju wrote:
> G'day! 
> Amid the breaking changes happening at Freenode, it would be time to
> rethink 
> Sugar Labs's primary mode of communication. 
> It appears that rasengan (Andrew Lee) of Private Internet Access
> believes that 
> ownership of the company Freenode Ltd. gives him the right to
> unilaterally 
> replace the current staff team.
> platforms, like XMPP, OFTC, Matrix, etc. As we have partially moved
> to Matrix, 
> we would perhaps need to make a decision regarding this. The Matrix-
> IRC bridge 
> will be shortly discontinued due to privacy concerns.

I think we should move completely to Matrix as we've already been using
it for sometime now.

> Important links, ordered by importance:
> https://fuchsnet.ch/freenode-resign-letter.txt
> https://blog.bofh.it/debian/id_461
> https://distfiles.dereferenced.org/stuff/nirvana-log.txt
> https://distfiles.dereferenced.org/stuff/rasengan-log.txt
> Hope all of you are safe!!
> -srevin
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Ibiam Chihurumnaya
ibiam at sugarlabs.org

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