Jabber Virtual Presence (was RE: [jdev] Google Summer of Code)

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Tue Jun 7 05:43:50 CDT 2005

On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 12:18:07PM +0200, Heiner Wolf wrote:
> Hi
> >> * Virtual presence
> >
> >Heiner loves VP, but I haven't seen a lot of demand for it myself yet.
> >;-)
> Some time ago I was asking if the JSF would be open to a move into the
> virtual presence direction. I don't want to force virtual presence upon
> the JSF and I don't request 'official' support. I wanted to know if I
> could get passive support. I was actually not expecting such a
> statement.

Well, it all depends on personal experience and the people you are
involved with. From my point of view Peter just hasn't seen demand for
VP in his circles. That doesn't mean that there is no such demand (maybe
subconscious?), or that your ideas have no merit. Did you notice the

Also, Peter's comments do not necessarily represent the stance of the
JSF, if such a thing actually exists. He's just another Jabber fanatic,
that happens to be very vocal and active, doing some great work.

By the way, your proposal was deemed 'interesting' by the Jabber Council and
thus we decided to grant it JEP status. We don't do that with proposals
we see no use for in the Jabber community at large.



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