Commit 8b0a26bf authored by Tobias Bernard's avatar Tobias Bernard 🌱

Add new description to README, and some other small README improvements

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Fractal
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Fractal is a Gtk+ Matrix.org client written in Rust.
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 with us in Matrix: https://matrix.to/#/#fractal-gtk:matrix.org
* 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)
## How to Build
## Build Instructions
You need Meson and Ninja (as well as Rust and Cargo) to build Fractal.
You need meson and ninja to build this project. Rust and cargo are also
needed.
### GNU/Linux
```
./configure --prefix=/usr/local
......@@ -19,7 +21,8 @@ make
sudo make install
```
On MacOS, you will need to:
### macOS
```
brew install gtk3+ dbus bash
# empirically needs 3.22.19 or later of gtk3+
......@@ -58,4 +61,4 @@ The first version of this project was called guillotine, based on french revolut
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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