[jdev] My GSoC project : to continue the PyMSNt development.

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Thu Apr 10 04:04:48 CDT 2008

> Who said targeting tech people is a good idea? Did tech people were
> the ones that choose which closed IM system they use? Compare
> targeting tech people with Mozilla or Linux distributions before
> Ubuntu appeared and targeting Aunt Tillies with Firefox, Ubuntu-like
> distributions or Eee PC with Linux on it. Which strategy is the most
> successful in all these examples: targeting tech people or targeting
> Aunt Tillies? Conclusion: tech people (WE!) do NOT matter when network
> effects are involved, Aunt Tillies are numerous and thus do matter.

Why put up artificial barriers? What's wrong with things like 
filetransfer working both ways? If you have already implemented sending 
files to msn users then its trivial to implement receiving of files too. 
Doing half of a job only serves to make XMPP look bad in peoples eyes.


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