[JDEV] Public Serverlist page ( Was: Re: Jabber to Jabber gateway and other questions )
jesper at krogh.cc
Sat Oct 25 13:18:55 CDT 2003
I gmane.network.jabber.devel, skrev Justin Karneges:
> 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,
We could develop a script to get this information, that shouldn't be
Why is userbase important?
Availablity is very important.
> 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.
Yes, and the top XX list should be published in a way so the
Jabber-client coders can retrieve it, so first-time-registration can
give a good default server if the user doesn't enter a particular
./Jesper Krogh, jesper at krogh.cc
Jabber ID: jesper at jabber.krogh.cc
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