[kata-dev] Proposal to migrate to a Slack alternative

Tao Peng bergwolf at hyper.sh
Sat Mar 24 03:22:07 UTC 2018

On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 10:36 PM, Anne Bertucio <anne at openstack.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> With some of the changes to Slack’s terms of service and integrations with
> IRC, I wanted to raise the idea of moving to an open source alternative to
> Slack.
Hi Anne,

Most of the container ecosystem communities are doing just fine with
slack so I want to understand why we want an alternative. What changes
to Slack’s terms of service would scare us away?

> The driver behind having an alternative to IRC was 1) some find IRC
> intimidating 2) some are more likely to get involved in our community if
> there’s a communication GUI that they’re familiar with.

I see these are cons of IRC but they are not the reasons to drop slack right?


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