[JDEV] Jabber to Jabber gateway and other questions

David Chisnall theraven at sucs.org
Fri Oct 24 06:41:59 CDT 2003

Another real problem with the list is that it puts the essential 
information (the text about the server) in a javascript pop-up, which 
won't work with a lot of browsers (Opera and Safari to name two, or any 
browser in a corporate environment where Javascript is disabled).

On Friday, October 24, 2003, at 12:10  pm, Ralph Meijer wrote:

> 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.
> Ralphm
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