What followed was a quick back and forth on Twitter about the merits of Slack vs. open and accessible systems like IRC
Don’t use Slack?
Christian Heilmann
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Slack actually has a really good IRC bridge that you can turn on, allowing IRC users to connect their regular clients to Slack. This was a big factor in our company switching to Slack a couple of years ago.

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