@matrix Any chance you can prioritize https://github.com/matrix-org/matrix-bifrost/issues/64 ? Currently people joining matrix rooms via XMPP apps don't get a good experience as they miss all offline messages. #xmpp #matrix #freesoftware #interoprability

I have created an xmpp public channel to work with people interested in this feature. Join and help out in the crowd funding campaign.

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OK we found people to work on this, they were part of #Outreachy project and worked with me on adding yarn plugin for apt in #debian. But no crowd funding platforms support payments to Nigeria. Would you know any #FreeSoftware organizations in Europe of US who can help with setting up a crowd funding campaign and then pay them directly?

@wendy @conservancy thanks we thought of SFC and planning to write to them. Do you know if open collective support payments to Nigeria?

@wendy @conservancy @sonnie is contacting SFC to check the possibility of them handling the funds.

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We got a reply from @conservancy they usually support only projects affiliated with them.


@praveen @sonnie @conservancy hi, that's a great pity! Can they give advice on payments outside of the US / PayPal / stripe realm? They have that knowledge, or perhaps know people who do.

We know Western Union works, but it won't scale for crowd funding. We are planning to use a personal account of someone we know in Europe. I think currently the projects/developers drive fund raising and priority what we are trying to do is not traditional approach, we are trying to raise funds for a feature that the project/developers (matrix.org) don't consider a priority, but it is important for interoperability and a priority for users.
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