If anyone knows #Go and is looking for a project to help out with, Go-based #Signal protocol implementation library and a native #SailfishOS Signal client using it are in dire need of love:
github.com/RadicalApp/libsigna
github.com/aebruno/whisperfish

Yes, I also prefer truly decentralized protocols, but Signal is where it's at currently with a lot of people, and it's way better than other popular options... So, we need independent clients.

#InfoSec #FreeSoftware

@rysiek hasn't #Signal demanded people not connect third-party clients to their servers? In fact, any binaries not distributed by them (they refuse to let #FDroid distribute their app). These are only two of many reasons not to support Signal with your unpaid time:
github.com/privacytoolsIO/priv

I'd recommend working on a native #SailFish client for #Wire instead. They are a) already close to feature parity with Signal b) actively working towards server>server federation:
github.com/wireapp/wire-server

@strypey yeah, I am more interested in Briar (time to go full p2p decentralized).

I need Signal for work. It took 3 years to move 200+ journalists to Signal, I don't have 3 more years to now move them to Wire, unless Signal really fscks up big time.

@rysiek
> I need Signal for work.

Fair enough, but that's no reason to encourage people to do unpaid work for them. Why support #SailFish anyway? Hardly anyone uses it and #Jolla refuse to release all the source code for their UI under free licenses.

> unless Signal really fscks up big time.

Did you read OP of the first link I posted?

@strypey

> that's no reason to encourage people to do unpaid work for them.

Moxie fights the idea of independent clients, so this is far from working *for them*. In fact, it seems to be the opposite.

> Why support Sailfish?

Because it's the only usable mobile OS that is so open and comes with actual support.

> Did you read OP of the first link I posted?

Yes, and I agree with most of it. But I need to communicate with people where my choices are Signal or Viber/Telegram/Whatsapp.

@rysiek
> Because it's the only usable mobile OS that is so open and comes with actual support

1) #PureOS? #LineageOS? #PostmarketOS?
2) #SailFish isn't any more open than #Android, maybe less. It has chunks of non-free code in the UI layer that #Jolla have so far refused to release.

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@rysiek I agree with @strypey here. I was on the boat, I even built 6 apps, but my current phone is "FOSSer" than 's one. I'm actually looking at on as alternative

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