[Juser] Google drops Jabber

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon May 20 19:16:23 UTC 2013


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On 5/20/13 1:04 PM, Torsten Bronger wrote:
> Hallöchen!
> 
> http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Google-s-chat-client-drops-Jabber-compatibility-1866129.html
>
> 
reports that Google will drop Jabber support.  I was shocked.  For
> me, this ends Google as a company supporting open standards.  They 
> want vendor lock-in like everyone else.

Yes, it is sad that Google is turning its back on open technologies
like RSS and XMPP. However, just because some big companies are
becoming closed doesn't mean we can't continue to work on open
alternatives. In fact, now that openness is more important than ever!

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
https://stpeter.im/


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