Otherwise the entire Fediverse will try to "help me" by promoting their favourite alternative... 😛
I wish #Briar were out of beta. It's the only one that is actually radically decentralized!
@HerraBRE ooh Delta looks fun - and reading the docs lead me to Autocrypt, and thus to the fact that K9mail has Autocrypt support. I'll have to try it :)
@HerraBRE Briar looks mediocre and you have to meet people in person for it (ew).
Signal requires your phone number
The rest are all centralized
So just wait for my upcoming project P:
@viomi Signal is also unapologetically centralized.
@HerraBRE Oh yeah that too
In like two months come back and I'll probably have a working client for voxCrypt for you to try
@HerraBRE (name not final)
@viomi Good luck!
@HerraBRE instead of WhatsApp you could consider using Signal or Wire. Or, Briar, once it's out of beta!
@rysiek Thanks, I hadn't thought of that!
But I think you've overlooked one thing. I should probably just use Signal? Or Wire or Briar once it's out of Beta?
@HerraBRE yeah, or Briar -- once it's out of beta, of course.
In the meantime, try Signal or Wire.
@HerraBRE Delta chat is a cool idea. The Android UI is really ugly unfortunately. And it also seems to always run in the background.
@wakingrufus I haven't tried it yet, interesting points!
My guess is the always-on nature of it is required if you want notifications as soon as you get a new message; arbitrary IMAP servers don't know how to send Android push notifications. The approach has its limitations.
@clacke Thanks for those links!
I knew about Tox, but haven't looked at it closely yet.
Ring looks really interesting for voice/video... and now I fell down a rabbit hole of reading up on WebRTC technicalities. Help!
@HerraBRE OMG. delta.chat is exactly a project idea I had some time ago.
I've just installed it, and it's everything I thought it would be. Incredible.
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