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Discussion on: What is your best tools for chat with your team?

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If I have a choice IRC. It lets me get my work done and ignore chat unless absolutely needed.

  • It is extremely customizable
  • Can choose preferred client or cli
  • It has built-in communication protocol (i.e. ping/pong for back and forward or q&a)
  • Filters messages to specific windows/buffers/logs

I have also used MS Teams, slack, and discord (yes other than for gaming). I think they're all pretty good. Thought, I'd rate slack the lowest only due to lack of native dark theme (don't feel like spending hours editing css every update.)