[Haskell-cafe] Gitter Haskell Community
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Wed Dec 7 16:51:48 UTC 2016
For that, there's http://fpchat.com/ which is an established Slack
community. The #haskell channel alone has 1,208 people in it right
On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 10:50 AM, Tomas Carnecky
<tomas.carnecky at gmail.com> wrote:
> Usability matters. It's easier to tell people to open a browser window and
> point them at a URL than tell them to download an IRC chat client and how to
> connect to the server and...
> On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 5:41 PM William Yager <will.yager at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What are the advantages of this over the #haskell IRC on freenode? It's
>> very active, usually with over 1500 nicks at any given time.
>> I generally prefer IRC to any of these hip web chat solutions because IRC
>> is client-agnostic and very rugged against companies folding or deciding
>> they don't want to host a project any more. Basically the only way to kill
>> an IRC channel is through social attrition, whereas any social value built
>> up in hosted chat services might disappear overnight.
>> The one major advantage of hosted chats over IRC is that they work better
>> with mobile users, but I don't think that's very relevant for haskell dev.
>> On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 7:34 AM, Ben Spencer <ben.richard.spencer at me.com>
>>> Why Gitter you might ask?
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