[jdev] a vision
dave at cridland.net
Wed Mar 11 13:28:54 CDT 2009
On Wed Mar 11 18:16:32 2009, Remko Tronçon wrote:
> > We should be prepared to answer the question why Jabber? My
> sister has a
> > Skype account and her friends also have one. Why should she
> > this Jabber thing? Don't answer with freedom and open -- that has
> > meaning for the average user.
> As a goal, this doesn't say much to the average user indeed.
> you could swing it in a way that says "Connects/Works with/...
> services such as Google Talk, Live Journal, ..." Security could
> also appeal to some (I think people like to hear that what they're
> doing is 'secure', they don't even need to understand).
> and transparency, that I don't really know why that would be useful.
Oh. I didn't think this was about useful. I thought this was about
convincing Dirk's sister with impressive sounding buzzwords that we
can backup with some kind of fact.
> I agree we should make a strong case for switching. And that's why
> need deployed and working features such as Jingle to leverage this.
Jingle, etc, yes. But really, we need to make it cool. The only way I
can see to do that is to add on social networking as a core feature
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