Text based fucking chat online


14-Mar-2016 03:29

I'm all for [FL]OSS applications, but sometimes proprietary solutions, even if they do the same task, are just easier to use and integrate (both technically and bureaucratically)True, but it also gives you an out if customer data is breached.

You, with good faith, contracted a thirdparty to manage and secure your data.

Also, there's nothing stopping your company from making the product better.

Don't crap on the idea just because Slack is Slack and this isn't.

Apply your "a month or so passes and now everyone is invested in the tool" scenario to any OSS alternative and your argument just comes off as fanboying.

Obviously I have the option not to use it, but we can still have a discussion about the pros and cons.

What I'm saying is that "pull requests welcome" is a really lazy way of telling someone to support themselves.

Funnily enough there are actually multiple Slack-like chat app projects underway in the Meteor community.