[jdev] Re: List of active XMPP projects

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Dec 4 14:54:28 CST 2006


Hal Rottenberg wrote:
> On 12/3/06, Sander Devrieze <s.devrieze at pandora.be> wrote:
>> > Linking to a complete server list will suggest a user,
>> > that he has to switch to another software product, which is not true.
>>
>> I think a list with *active* XMPP server projects (and lists of clients
>> and libraries!) would be a great thing to add on the xmpp.* website. In
>> that way people for example easilty can see that jabberd14 is still an
>> active project and not replaced by jabberd2.
> 
> These are great ideas.  However, we (the JSF Members) have been
> talking about not wanting to reinvent the wheel and the sad fact that
> jabberstudio.org isn't maintained now, so it makes no sense to suggest
> improvements to it or our other tools with nobody stepping up to
> manage them.  The alternative was to take something off the shelf so
> to speak such as Trac.  Something that can do roughly what js.org is
> doing now but without the crutch where volunteers are scarce.
> 
> So that having been said, unless you are offering to *do* these
> things, I think the better idea is to go to somewhere like sf.net
> where they have project activity stats.  Or if there is a tool you
> feel should be evaluated that can fill the needs without being a
> burden to admin & code, let us know.

IMHO there are plenty of great places to host code -- SF, Google Code,
Savannah, etc. I don't particularly see a strong need for us to have one
that is Jabber-specific, but if people really really want that, then we
could do that at code.jabber.org or somesuch with SVN and Trac. But if
you want it then don't just say you want it, volunteer to help. :-)

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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