[Foundation] jabber.com for president

Powell, Jim (EER) PowellJF at navair.navy.mil
Wed Jun 27 17:46:34 CDT 2001

> Stephen -
> <disclaimer>I get my paychecks from jabber.com</disclaimer>

<disclaimer>I DO NOT get my paychecks from jabber.com</disclaimer>

In my dealings with the people from jabber.com, I feel that they are simply
out to produce a high quality product (server) in the open source community.
If they can make some money off of business, then more power to them, I
don't know about you, but I like a paycheck, and wouldn't it be nice to get
one for developing OS code.

just my $.02.
> I really don't understand why you feel that just because a "corporate
> entity" gets involved with something that their intentions are always
> construed as "suspect" or "evil". I can assure you that in my 
> role as a
> council member, I don't consider things related to my "day 
> job". I've been
> involved in jabber.org a whole lot longer than I have with 
> jabber.com, and
> I'm convinced that my day job depends on the inevitable 
> success of Jabber as
> an Open Source platform.
> Stpeter and jer both expressed my thoughts as well and I 
> won't repeat them
> here, but suffice it to say that my views + feelings are the same.
> More hands promoting jabber in any will benefit the open 
> source community,
> so it's too bad that you feel the way you do.
> I hope that the emails that have been sent to this list may 
> change your
> outlook some.
> Peter Millard
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