[jdev] Wordpress plugin

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Mar 25 15:26:28 CDT 2008

Remko Tronçon wrote:
>>  I use my IM client to receive feeds via Mimir. But maybe I'm weird. :)
> You just get so many messages a day that a few 100 more is neglectible
> with respect to the rest ;-) That, or you don't really read that many
> RSS feeds.
> I get about 600 messages a day, i couldn't imagine the horror of
> getting them all in a linear list of jabber messages from one contact.
> Moreover, I would constantly have my 'new message' icon blinking all
> day, so I would start ignoring the icon, and important *real* IM
> traffic wouldn't reach me in real time.
> But anyway, enough ranting. I could see blog posts (etc.) getting
> inside an IM client, if they would be tied to a contact (i.e. if they
> are published via PEP). The difference with the other PEP stuff coming
> into clients today is that, for the blog case, you probably want to be
> able to turn off auto-subscription for a certain number of contacts
> (as opposed to e.g. tune information, where it doesn't really matter,
> as it doesn't interrupt you). You would also want a flat, linear
> history of all contacts together, filtered on certain types of events,
> such that you can get something like he home pages from plaxo or
> facebook. But this is all quite some work, especially if you want to
> do this right.

You're right. An XMPP-enabled feed reader would be cool and this really
doesn't belong in an IM client, but for now it's the only way that I can
receive these things in real time. :)


Peter Saint-Andre

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