I set up a last minute booth for the Linux Club (I'm the new club president) at my school made from a cardboard box. We started with 36 people in the club and ended the day with over 100! Right now we're using groupme for our communication, and it's not ideal for so many people. I'm thinking of trying #mattermost, #rocketchat or #matrix. Which one should I choose? Any other suggestions?

@johanv I'd personally go with matrix. Especially with the redesign coming to Riot very soon (See riot.im/develop vs riot.im/app), it's really nice to use. If you want to set up your own server, waiting for Synapse 1.0 might be a good idea, which should be there in a few weeks.

(I might be biased, I used to work for the company behind Riot, and I've been an active member of the matrix community for 2 years now.)


Just to complete the set... zulip

Rocketchat and zulip will likely host your group for free. Although I realize setting it up is part of the fun so probably matrix would be best for that criteria.

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