I see that at http://blog.gleam.io/hipchat/ is talked about "Public Chat Rooms" which I see you can open and participate through a web page, without signing in HipChat, by just choosing your nickname ...
In HipChat it's relatively trivial to paste a URL to the chat window and have that link become a live clickable URL. However, when HipChat posts messages from Jira, it displays links who's text are ...
I have used HipChat for over a year, but with few demands on it. Lately, my team has started to use the HipChatAPI to publish changes from GitHub to a new chat room. I like this, but would like to not ...