[Council] new JEP -- position paper needed!

Mike Lin mikelin at MIT.EDU
Tue Apr 2 19:23:22 CST 2002

Hi Craig, thanks for the reply.

> JIM does not support HTTP polling.  Our webclient does. 
> (http://www.jabber.com/products/web.shtml).  One can think of an HTTP 
> protocol for jabber as a facilitator towards implementing a web client 
> architecture.  From there it is a hop step and a jump to implementing 
> the client in a browser.  Given that, it would be nice to support IE, 
> which most polls put as what ~90% of those using the internet are using. 
>   It swallows cookies.  Hack or not, nobody in their right might would 
> choose to exclude 90% of the available market for aesthetics.

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