I’m stuck again with a chat tool that I can’t really demonstrate because I don’t have the supporting network structure. This is echat:
And that’s as much as I expect I’ll see from it. Judging by the home page, echat is designed to work in serverless environments, such as LANs or office networks. I see elsewhere that echat is intended for Vypress networks, and can interact with Windows- or other OS-based clients (I would expect no less).
A lot of that is completely foreign to me, and so I approach echat from a completely neutral angle. No, I can’t see it running at full speed, but I can see a few positive points that might make it work investigating:
- Nice screen arrangement, and flexible size.
- Decent man page, and enough onboard help to prevent instant floundering.
- Good use of color.
Not exactly a ringing endorsement, but I can recognize standout traits where I see them.
You’ll have to set up echat with a Vypress network to see if it works as well as it promises. If you get that far into the mix with echat, please send us a proper screenshot, so we can all bask in the full force of it’s glory. 😀