[JDEV] Open Source?

Chris Wilkes cwilkes-jabber at ladro.com
Wed Feb 26 13:40:45 CST 2003

On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 01:03:08PM -0500, Shalom Levytam wrote:
> Can anyone tell me whether the executables for the different jabber clients
> are supposed to be open source?  Specifically, I am looking for the code to
> Rhymbox.exe.  I thought all Jabber Software was for share...

Jabber is a protocol, like HTTP is for web pages.  You can make a closed
source pay only client if you want to.

There might be some situations like if you're using someone else's
software in your client that you have to bide by their rules, however.


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