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Killing battery life of their users isnt a business reason?



All enterprise desktop software is trash. Everyone has to put up with terrible AV, terrible VPN clients, terrible VOIP/video conferencing, etc. There's no incentive to make good software for your users when your users don't have a choice.


If doesn't affect their bottomline, then why will they bother?


Customers are fickle beasts, they mutter and keep on using a product until they dont.


Sure, but it'll ultimately be because of a hot new UX or feature that Slack didn't think of, not battery life.


yet there's no slack competitor that has "better battery life" or "native apps" as one of its selling points.


Matrix has native clients[1], as well as a weechat plugin.

[1]: https://matrix.org/docs/projects/client/quaternion.html


So rewriting all their clients would be a more sensible approach to user retention compared to keeping the current Electron client that most users seem quite happy with?


Nokia had users who were happy with the solid phones they were building.


So rewriting all their clients would be a more sensible approach to user retention compared to keeping the current Electron client that most users seem quite happy with?




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