[jdev] a vision

Jonathan Schleifer js-jdev at webkeks.org
Thu Mar 12 11:09:41 CDT 2009


Am 12.03.2009 um 16:13 schrieb Peter Saint-Andre:

>> Heh, that's what I've been suggesting for years.
>
> It's easy for those who don't run the services to make suggestions.
> Gateways are a royal pain in the ass, which is why we haven't run them
> at jabber.org since 2000 or 2001.

I know that and I wouldn't deploy that on jabber.org either. Plus, it  
might look strange if the jabber.org server offers such services. But  
what would be possible is to have a list of public gateways and use  
one of these ;).

>> That's quite a problem. It would be unfair to make one client the
>> official client. It would get more attention than all other clients,
>> thus more deveopers etc. It would hurt the other clients.
>
> No matter what happens, someone's feelings will be hurt. We can't list
> every client under the sun -- it's too confusing.

Of course, but having one client which we call the official client  
will be contraproductive for every other client.

> I have no time to reply to the rest.

Sad, as the beginning to which you replied was the rather boring  
stuff, while it got more interesting at the end ;).

--
Jonathan

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