For those following along at home, most of the issues were permissions. The IRC bridge gives Matrix permissions based on IRC permissions. So you need to be op'd on IRC to reconfigure the Matrix room.
Now, in all its glory: https://matrix.to/#/#inkscape-devel:matrix.org
@ted Does this help? It's years since I did this myself and I only did it once.
@liw naw, that's just getting the room over to Matrix. It is there, just not pretty. There is some way to add a user-friendly name and an icon.
I want the bling!
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