[JDEV] EVERYTHING (re: mime/file-xfer/ctcp/etc)
scott at tranzoa.com
Mon Aug 9 22:38:05 CDT 1999
* Jeremie translated into ASCII [Mon, Aug 09, 1999 at 10:25:23PM -0500][<Pine.LNX.4.10.9908092208420.14509-100000 at lor.jeremie.com>]
> > Whoa! I may be missing something here. While Jabber, in it's current state,
> > is a server-to-server paradigm, if we want Jabber to be any type of success
> > in the real world it's clients will support CTCP.
> Hmm... ok, maybe *I* am missing something, explain why we need CTCP to be
> a success? (Disregarding file transfer and streaming, which does need to
> be CTCP and will be addressed)
Beyond those two, no flipping idea! However, I've heard people say those
words many times and show how short-sighted they can be. I'm not suggesting
for a client-to-client protocol to be created, but a negotiation system
within Jabber to included within the Jabber protocol. This not only allows
CTCP but also presense announcement which I also believe is nessicary.
> > Are we in any way open source? If so, how will submissions
> > work? For ideas to be added to the protocol, do we work on convincing you?
> Yes, all source code is GPL. I'm working on shifting the focus away from
> me and towards the "Core Team". There's not much there yet, but we should
> have a nice little team page up at core.jabber.org in time. At the
> moment, the members that I consider "Core" are nkirsch, tcharron,
> and dsmith. If anyone else is interested in becoming part of the main
> team, just stay involved keep contributing suggestions/code for various
> aspects of Jabber :)
I am very interesting in joining the "Core Team."
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