Matrix vs XMPP (vs IRC) - open source tech thoughts https://share.tube/videos/watch/f9b8fe03-4cf4-4a9b-b428-cf2b3dc81b27
@chriswere XMPP does run very well on a raspberry pi at home! Even works on the old raspberry pi 1 :D
Chris mentioned in the video what would be acceptable requirements for self-hosting. A Pi 3 or 4 would be my answer, IMO. It's such an accessible piece of hardware, small and easy to set up. But Idunno, maybe there is hardware that is better for serverhosting for a similar price?
@pinkprius @chriswere another thing when it comes to self-hosting; the software setup itself needs to be easy-medium difficulty. People don't have a lot of time in their everyday lives, so having something that is basically one-click install and just works is very important. If it's expected that privacy or sensorship-aware "regular" folks are to use these services actively at some point, they need to be easily and readily accessable 😄
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