[Juser] Jabber server philosophy about stability, services and money.

Jean-Baptiste Perrin perrin.j.b at free.fr
Wed Nov 28 12:24:38 CST 2007


Le 27 nov. 07 à 16:55, Peter Saint-Andre a écrit :

> Peter Flindt wrote:
>> Hello,
>> on every 2-4 Server website or directly from the server I found
>> announcement "Please support us. PayPal Link" or something similiar.
>> I know server hosting, internet connections,... cost a lot of money,
>> and I think more users should support the servers.
>>
>> BUT on the other site, I am a noob user, find in some curio list a
>> server with interested service and I choose this one as my login
>> server.
>> The normally way for an user is now that he notice after some weeks,
>> that the login server have to many downtimes, services not work or  
>> some
>> other things are wrong with this server and they choose another one.
>> I don't know how many users give it up with jabber, after they have
>> choose the 4th or 5th login server.
>>
>> The maint point in this grouse here is, that at the one side a lot of
>> servers have financial problems but on the other side the server list
>> on www.jabber.org contains more than 100 servers and a lot of them  
>> are
>> not very stable or/and offers only a few servers.
>
> That list will soon become much smaller:
>
> http://stage.jabber.org/im-services
>
>> My suggestion:
>> Give it up with a completely decentral network, no one need tons of
>> servers which not work properly.
>> Lay the focus on fewer but more functional servers. Few Servers  
>> collect
>> money=>more money for each server=>more functional servers.
>
> As a first step I think we need to "vet" the servers that are listed  
> at
> jabber.org so that only stable, long-lived, reliable servers are shown
> there.
>
> Peter
>
> -- 
> Peter Saint-Andre
> https://stpeter.im/
>
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