[Council] Fwd: Re: [WS-XMPP] Microblogging over XMPP XEP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Jan 22 11:59:37 CST 2010

Any objections to discussing this in the next meeting?



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Subject: Re: [WS-XMPP] Microblogging over XMPP XEP
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 10:58:26 -0700
From: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im>
Reply-To: Web Services Over XMPP <ws-xmpp at xmpp.org>
To: Web Services Over XMPP <ws-xmpp at xmpp.org>

On 1/21/10 11:13 PM, Paul Scott wrote:
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>> sources (like twitter). Basically, the only rule that is not followed is
>>> the 140 char limit.
>> Well, that seems to be a strong convention at this point. :)
> Understood, but the rationale behind my software is that I do a lot of
> travel in Africa, and the bandwidth and connection quality are extremely
> low, so I needed some way to update my site with information quickly and
> using the least amount of effort - enter XMPP. No heavy editors etc,
> just a mobile phone or simple IM client. This was never meant to be
> microblogging, but the tech is the same idea.

Interesting. Yes, that makes sense.

>> Do you see problems with the proposed approach or do you have
>> suggestions for improvement? I'd be happy to poke the XMPP Council about
>> considering this again by putting it on the agenda for a future meeting.
>> It would help if you could join that meeting, as well.
> There are some things that I would like to add and work with, so will
> try and put those down and let you know. I will rather formulate
> something a little more thought out than a simple quick mail :)

OK. :)

> Looking forward to collaborating on this!

Indeed. I'll try to get this on the agenda for the Council meeting next


Peter Saint-Andre

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