[JDEV] FYI: German magazine "tested" jabber

Paul Curtis pcurtis at terrapin.com
Tue Sep 10 06:54:17 CDT 2002

Martin Lesser wrote:
> Hi folks,
>   "Other programs like Odigo, Trillian or Vista were able to alter their
>   login-routines to the newer protocols used by the proprietary
>   services. So at the moment we can not recommend the use of jabber due
>   to his broken ability to connect to other services"
> I clarified that on http://www.better-com.de/pages/ct-im-2002.php
> [german only :-( ] and informed the author about his mistake. He
> answered yet and informed me that he indeed tested only JIM with a
> connection to jabber.com.

An excellent statement to the author concerning what Jabber is and is 
not. I hope that the author does clarify his comments about JIM and 
Jabber in general. Even when translated (not well) by Babelfish, the 
explanation you have provided makes it clear that Jabber is more than a 
single client.


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