I am building new libsignal + signal-cli from source.
signal-cli works but not in daemon mode (which uses dbus)
% echo $DBUS_SESSION_BUS_PID
% echo $DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS
% pgrep -U $(id -u) dbus-daemon
I have just seen that neither the signalapp / Signal-Desktop nor the deltachat-desktop app has been ported to FreeBSD yet.
Has anyone already taken a look if it's possible or to run the (Debian-based) Linux binary? Or to run the Windows app with Wine?
P.S. I'm not using FreeBSD (waiting for...
XMPP is said to have a lot of overhead, in part because it uses XML. Also, each message must pass through servers that were used for establishing the connection, rather than more directly afterwards.
Telegram markets itself as being very secure, but I've seen past comments that were dubious...