Using Delta Chat with email sub-addresses
I recently added Delta Chat to my ever-growing collection of instant messaging applications. What intrigued me was the simplicity and the use of well-established protocols like IMAP and SMTP - chat messages are sent and stored like email messages, with built-in encryption (based on Autocrypt, which is suppo
@lenzgr related to it, I read this today, sounds interesting: https://www.sueddeutsche.de/digital/whatsapp-konkurrent-open-source-rafael-laguna-1.4336574 (german)
@lenzgr @delta As far as I understand it, that's the unique selling point: "Chat with anyone if you know their e-mail address..." and "Largest userbase - receivers not using Delta Chat can be reached as well". Technically that's true. I have a email address from (almost) all of my contacts. But in practice most of them would not like it if I would start sending them single-sentence/attachment mails with delta chat.... and if you start using separate email addresses you lose all the benefits.
@bjoern @lenzgr @delta there are some effort going on to make easier the use of #deltachat with your current account so you don't need a dedicated account, about the spam, it is true that you can chat with anyone but they probably don't want you to send a lot of short emails, so it is true that it isn't comfortable for users not using Delta Chat to chat with you using a classic MUA.
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