Campfire vs Friends: What are the differences?
What is Campfire? Team collaboration with real time chat. Campfire is like instant messaging, but designed exclusively for groups. Share text, files, and code in real time. Save transcripts so you don’t forget.
What is Friends? Like Slack except P2P, offline friendly, and open source. Friends is like Slack except P2P, offline friendly and open source. We transmit data over secure channels and authenticate messages. It's made by a group of open source developers who are motivated to make a public chat platform that is easy to use but isn't centrally controlled, and where data is owned by its users.
Campfire and Friends can be primarily classified as "Group Chat & Notifications" tools.
Friends is an open source tool with 3.05K GitHub stars and 356 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Friends's open source repository on GitHub.