Dessalines
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Not bad at all. Question, can briar do group chats?

@Wuuko
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@tracyspcy
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a way to install and try it out -> https://code.briarproject.org/briar/briar-desktop/

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What’s the key feature of Briar compared to Gajim or Element ?

Does it have at least a mesh network like RetroShare ?

(Please keep in mind Element is also bridged with IRC!)

@Echedenyan
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Briar doesn’t need internet connection.

I cannot speak about the desktop edition but on mobile you have mesh network advantage and can use local wifi and bluetooth conections to send messages both groupal and individual, share RSS blog posts and participate in a forum.

Only Forum and RSS blogs are getting advantage of the mesh network.

Individual chats are direct and groupal chat needs the creator of the group to be connected.

@0x90
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I know about all this for the mobile version, I have used Briar before

I was talking about the mesh network on the desktop version, that’s why I compared it to RetroShare (desktop)

@Echedenyan
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RetroShare has mobile version on F-Droid :^)

@0x90
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Yes I had the opportunity to see it when they created the beta for mobile, but I don’t see how this is related to what I wrote.

Is it possible that you are unable to contribute to this conversation in a constructive way and you’re just trying to show that everyone else except you is wrong?

@Echedenyan
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Eh?

Why you turned yourself in a rude way?

I was justifying why I mentioned Briar in mobile since your main comment was about “Briar” itself and not Briar desktop.

Since Briar has mobile users as main class citizens by now and the rest of your references doesn’t make me guess that you were speaking about desktop (RetroShare being the key point for being on mobile too) I replied thinking in Briar as it came initially.

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Wait, they are using Kotlin to build a desktop application. Isn’t that strange, or am I just outdated? I hope it doesn’t take too much RAM. But the application itself looks really well!

@tracyspcy
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Yeah, looks really good. Interesting , is there already any lemmy related chat/group?

@0x90
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Kind of off-topic: I have found this very interesting project which has similar features (but does not exist yet):

http://www.loper-os.org/?p=3926

@marmulak
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Lots of interesting projects don’t exist

@Wuuko
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@marmulak
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