[jdev] Lack of C++ libraries & Xmpp Succes

Julian Missig julian at jabber.org
Fri Jun 17 13:50:18 CDT 2005

Are you offering to take over maintenance of jabberoo?

The problem is that the Jabber Software Foundation is about protocol  
and not about software... and there aren't enough people who are  
willing to maintain software that's not a sexy client.


On 17 Jun 2005, at 11:46, Carolina Ardohain wrote:

> I was searching for XMPP C++ libraries, but I was unable to find
> anything useful.
> Jaberoo is no more maintained, oajabber is in early stages is
> difficult to compile (also requiere xerces). There are others
> libraries like loudmouth but requires gnome libraries or iris that
> need qt libraries. I must say iksemel? (but is in c).
> I think that this lack of good libraries, is comploting agains the
> succes of Xmpp protocol. Each application must develop it's own
> libraries like psi, gaim, exodus, miranda, etc. A good idea maybe to
> centralize the development of one library that everyone can use (like
> openssl, libz, libpng). I think The Jabber Foundation is the right
> place to start creating such library.
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