Commit 6b53e1db authored by Roger Sachan's avatar Roger Sachan

Format README and reflect ruma's namechange to Fest.

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Fractal
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# Fractal
Fractal is a Matrix messaging app for GNOME written in Rust. Its interface is optimized for collaboration in large groups, such as free software projects.
* Come to talk to us on Matrix: https://matrix.to/#/#fractal-gtk:matrix.org
* Main repository: https://gitlab.gnome.org/World/fractal/
* Come to talk to us on Matrix: <https://matrix.to/#/#fractal-gtk:matrix.org>
* Main repository: <https://gitlab.gnome.org/World/fractal/>
![screenshot](https://gitlab.gnome.org/World/fractal/raw/master/screenshots/fractal.png)
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### GNU/Linux
```
```sh
meson . _build --prefix=/usr/local
ninja -C _build
sudo ninja -C _build install
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### macOS
```
```sh
brew install gtk3+ dbus bash adwaita-icon-theme
# empirically needs 3.22.19 or later of gtk3+
# ...and run configure as:
/usr/local/bin/bash -c "meson . _build --prefix=/usr/local"
make
```
## Supported m.room.message (msgtypes)
msgtypes | Recv | Send
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m.video | Done | Done
m.audio | Done | Done
Full reference in: https://matrix.org/docs/spec/client\_server/r0.2.0.html#m-room-message-msgtypes
Full reference in: <https://matrix.org/docs/spec/client\_server/r0.2.0.html#m-room-message-msgtypes>
The origin of Fractal
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## The origin of Fractal
This project is based on ruma-gtk https://github.com/jplatte/ruma-gtk
This project is based on Fest <https://github.com/fest-im/fest>, formerly called ruma-gtk.
Instead of using RUMA Client, Fractal calls directly to the matrix.org
REST API.
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in relation with the Riot client name, but it's a negative name so we decide
to change for a math one.
The name Fractal was proposed by Regina Bíró.
The name Fractal was proposed by Regina Bíró.
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