Service registration for services (Was Re: [jdev] auto-updating server list)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Mar 13 11:25:17 CST 2006


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Jesus Cea wrote:
> Wijnand Wiersma wrote:
>>> Very very cool.
> 
> I agree :).
> 
> I've thinking for ages about a central service registration for
> services. That is, that services available via XMPP can self-register in
> a "well known" service. And that service could provide search features
> for mere humans to locate available services.
> 
> Let say, you are looking for a XMPP horoscope or translator bot...

Isn't that called Google search? :-) Seems to me that we could leave
search up to companies that really know what they are doing in that
space, they just need to add support for xmpp: URIs. But if someone
wants to run an XMPP-specific search engine, I'm not about to stop or
discourage them...

P

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Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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