We have a GSoC student working on a RocketChat<~>Telegram<~>Irc bridge
which as of now has support for files, images, video messages and so on.
Take a look here
.  We are using it at WikiToLearn and it is working fine.

On Wed, Aug 9, 2017, 11:28 Christian Loosli <k...@fuchsnet.ch> wrote:

> Post Scriptum, as I discussed this and learned that what I hinted at in
> the -
> cafe channel yesterday is public information:
> We (freenode) are looking into support (not moving to, mind) for rocket.
> Some details can be found here:  https://www.facebook.com/eximious/posts/
> 10155436766365761?comment_id=10155438680590761&comment_tracking=%7B%22tn%22%3A
> %22R3%22%7D
> <https://www.facebook.com/eximious/posts/10155436766365761?comment_id=10155438680590761&comment_tracking=%7B%22tn%22%3A%22R3%22%7D>
> (sorry for facebook link, quote for those who rather not:
> "We (freenode) have had quite a few conversations with projects that
> struggle
> with Slack -- they use it but are finding it difficult, partly because it
> is
> proprietary and doesn't align too well with their values and partly
> because it
> is resulting in a great deal of community fragmentation. We're currently
> looking at implementing rocket.chat support to allow projects such as
> those to
> map their own rocket.chat instances to their channel namespace on freenode
> in
> a bid to reduce the community fragmentation they experience. Totally hoping
> that it will solve those issues for them!")
> which might be a solution that pleases both people who want to use Rocket
> and
> people who want to not abandon other more or less well used protocols.
> Bonus points: due to the Matrix and Telegram bridge we already have, if we
> manage to properly integrate Rocket, one can probably use either of the
> four
> and be happy. Obviously with some loss of features, as e.g. protocol a
> might
> not support something of protocol b. How well this will be implemented
> depends
> on the bridge, e.g. files or stickers could be integrated via links iff
> someone
> codes that.
> Unfortunately IRC would still not get support for animated stickers and
> custom
> pile of poop emojis, sorry to crush hopes there.
> Sorry for not mentioning this earlier, I wasn't sure at this very early
> stage
> whether it is public or not.
> Regards,
> Christian

Cristian Baldi

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