What is the #Fediverse's recommendation for an #XMPP (#Jabber) client on #iOS (#iPhone)?

I've had a friend test both Siskin IM and ChatSecure. But from what they told me, both would appear to be inferior to Conversations on Android. Can anyone confirm / deny this?

Retoot welcome...

@vimja Chatsecure was the best of the bunch the last time I checked.

@jamie @vimja @holger A bit sad to me there's 3 half-baked clients that still get regular contributions instead of focus on getting the same one to a decent state.

It seems that #Siskin, which is arguably the least community-driven one is making the most progress. So let's put our hopes on that one. It's also making a priority of MIX adoption, which seems like a good thing to me.

@stevenroose @jamie @vimja @holger The dev has his phases where he improves the app a lot and then there’s a few weeks/months with barely any update. But he seems to try to copy Conversations features, which is nice. Didn’t try Siskin yet.

@mbirth @stevenroose @jamie @vimja There's another two people working very actively on Monal for some time now. Most of that work is currently only available in some nightly builds, but will probably be merged into the stable releases soon-ish.

@holger @mbirth @jamie @vimja Oh that's very assuring! You're sure you keep to your statement of coming back in 2 years, then? :)
Hmm, yeah #Monal always seemed the most promising to me, after ChatSecure somehow got abandoned (kinda before my time, I suppose). Curious to try out Monal later on my gf's iPhone!

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