[dns-operations] New OARC Chat Platform

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.email
Mon Aug 24 23:11:36 UTC 2020

On 8/20/20 1:54 PM, Matthew Pounsett wrote:
> Hello everyone.
> DNS OARC is pleased to announce that our new community chat server is open for access, augmenting the mailing lists we operate.
> For many years, OARC has been operating a Jabber service which has been available to OARC Members.  We are replacing that service with a more modern chat platform using Mattermost.  OARC’s chat service is available for open signup at <https://chat.dns-oarc.net/>.

While I think it's great that you're offering this service, I can't help 
asking why you're rolling your own instead of utilizing any of the many 
chat services that already exist? Slack comes immediately to mind, but 
it's far from the only commonly used platform at the moment.


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