[JDEV] Jabber to Jabber gateway and other questions

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Fri Oct 24 06:10:56 CDT 2003

On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 05:52:05PM -0700, Justin Karneges wrote:
> On Thursday 23 October 2003 12:58 pm, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > are created, more and more users register on those servers, but users
> > often change their minds and their servers at the same occasion.
> Part of this can be blamed on the fact that the JSF server list totally sucks.  
> It only tells you about the components each server has, and nothing about 
> userbase, availability, throughput, etc, of said server.  Nor does it give 
> any details about who is running the server or even a way to reach the admin, 
> so you don't know if it is a "fly-by-night" server that is going to be gone 
> the next day.
> When people are first introduced to Jabber, I think they either pick 
> jabber.org or a server with the coolest sounding name, and then they are 
> disappointed with the selected server's reliability, speed, etc and end up 
> switching servers soon after.  The JSF website needs to stop giving bad 
> recommendations so these problems never happen in the first place.  In my 
> opinion, we need much stronger requirements for getting listed on the "Public 
> Servers" page.

Good idea. I'm sure that if someone would give a list with this information
to the jabber.org webmaster, it could certainly be added.


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