[Foundation] Jabber is the protocol

DJ Adams dj.adams at pobox.com
Thu May 17 14:52:08 CDT 2001


On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 02:45:21PM -0500, Colin Madere wrote:
> 
> They were not first, though.. part of the problem.  Jer / jabber.org were
> first.
> 
> Agreed.. the name "Jabber" is too cool for it's own good :) and currently
> (unfortunately) it stands for more than the protocol.  Maybe it won't be a
> problem (my company has no plans to put "Jabber" in the name of the product
> and may not even put a "powered by Jabber" type thing on it, but will
> certainly list that it complies with the Jabber protocol or uses some
> "Jabber technology", just in case any of you out there were under the
> impression I was arguing for my company's benefit).

This is similar to a point I made during the meeting last night; if I
had to think up a company name that did stuff related to Jabber, say,
training, I wouldn't use the word Jabber in the name, as it would be too
restrictive in the long run. 

dj



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