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The EU's new rules ... "allow third parties to interoperate" -- has been a key tenet of the e-mail ecosystem: the standards-based separation of app from network transport. For Delta Chat, the e-mail server network is the transport and you choose your entry point.

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RT @matrixdotorg@twitter.com

Lots of folks are asking for the source: ec.europa.eu/commission/pressc has the details. "Require gatekeepers to proactively put in place certain measures, such as targeted measures allowing the software of third parties to properly function and interoperate with their own services;"

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/matrixdotorg/statu

Fun fact: GMail is currently bouncing with permanent errors on valid incoming mail but our 32-people "delta chat dev" chat group is not affected ... all involved (roughly 10) different e-mail servers are inter-operating fine.

Delta Chat's core lib handles SMTP/IMAP/MIME/PGP protocols and formats, efficiently and safely, security-reviewed.

We happily onboard new devs who want to help, and can also arrange for moneys. Ping us here, on freenode or the github.com/deltachat/deltachat

If you want to install Delta Chat Desktop next to a mobile Delta Chat install, always perform "export backup" from the mobile side, transfer backup file to Desktop and "import backup" from Desktop install. The 1.14 Desktop release candidates are here: support.delta.chat/t/help-test 2/2

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New Delta Chat Desktop version about to roll out ... completing our core50/1.14.X release series. We'll have "Swipe-to-Reply" and "Reply privately" is then on all platforms and well interacting with regular e-mail apps! Multi-device installs work quite well BUT ... 1/2

All the best to the people in Peru! Just a week ago an early adopter in Lima contacted us and was pretty happy with Delta Chat. We had started discussing using "QR" codes to get time-limited "burner accounts" when things went crazy there within days ....

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RT @InvisiblesMuros@twitter.com

So super quick explainer for those just now tuning into the protests in Peru: this week Congress, in a surprise move, impeached the president, removing him. The new president took office with an approval rating of 25%, a party accused of mass corruption and a VERY angry public

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/InvisiblesMuros/st

RT @hpk42@twitter.com

heretical question for those engaged in messaging security: what are real-life social situations or prosecutions where Forward-Secrecy has saved the day?

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/hpk42/status/13266

If you are using iPhone and an Apple Mac you can use Delta Chat on both devices. Here is a little HowTo: support.delta.chat/t/how-to-us -- both devices installs can be used independently from the other, and will also synchronize pretty fast when online.

Android gplay/fdroid releases are phasing into reality, with lots of crucial fixes, improvements and due to strong community demands: swipe-to-reply is there! delta.chat/en/2020-11-05-andro

Someone was just surprised about it so here is a public note: Delta Chat folks are on IRC -- freenode . Call us old-fashioned but it's consistent with our home page motto "Head back to the future with us" and also with the front logo for our Lab servers :)

A funny but typical test failure suddenly appearing on Halloween 2020 ... shared by the inventor of Delta Chat, @bj01n@twitter.com on IRC ... btw and did you hear that DC folks use IRC a lot and have some plans to weave it with DC, but using a different approach than Matrix?

Even though we were a bit silent here and on the blog -- $things are happening :) New Releases are currently working their way through user-testing and several new features and improvements are pre-developed for the release round after the next one already.

We just crossed the 2000-issue marker on our "Rust core tracker" while keeping with the wonderful <=50 open issues practise πŸŽ‰ github.com/deltachat/deltachat

RT @hpk42@twitter.com

So a main point from our just finished session with the nice @matrixdotorg@twitter.com : If Element/Matrix is like a Tesla then Delta Chat is more like an (electrical) bicycle :) twitter.com/delta_chat/status/

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/hpk42/status/13164

The Delta Chat / Matrix discussion is starting any minute now.

RT @matrixdotorg@twitter.com

Join us on stream.matrix.org and youtube.com/watch?v=AeNuEWW4aV to learn all about Dendrite, DeltaChat and decentralisation, plus meet.coop the co-op run tech provider

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/matrixdotorg/statu

In two days ... this Wednesday our @okdistribute@twitter.com and @hpk42@twitter.com are going to discuss with Matthew and others from Matrix -- about tech, Matrix and Delta Chat project differences, communalities etc. Tune in if you like.

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RT @matrixdotorg@twitter.com

Looking forward to Open Tech Will Save Us #7, around this time next week! (5pm UTC) We'll learn about the current status of the Dendrite Matrix server (it's progressed since you last looked!), chat to folk from DeltaChat about tech and more! 2020-10-14 matrix.org/open-tech-will-save

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/matrixdotorg/statu

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