Alright, I’m ready to open this up to beta testing. If you’d like to have a play, go here:
And let me know what you find!
Improvements since we last left our heroes:
- Allowed loading of chat history
- Removed duplicate avatars and timestamps for messages which are sent close together
- Mentioning works!
- Link unfurling works!
- Added date separators
- Logged out users can view chats (if they have permission)
- The whole thing is faster!
- Chat activity no longer clogs up your user activity page
‘Who is typing’ is complete pending a PR to the Discourse core repo: