[Foundation] Jabber (TM) and Jabber, Inc. press releases

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Mar 22 17:17:03 CST 2002

They've been doing that for a while. Personally I have encouraged all
concerned (and have followed this recommendation when I write any copy for
the company) to always use "Jabber, Inc." when referring to the company.
However, not everyone sees it as I do.


Peter Saint-Andre
email+jabber: stpeter at jabber.org
weblog: http://www.saint-andre.com/blog/

On 21 Mar 2002, Mike Lin wrote:

> So everyone take note of this.
> Here is a blurb from Jabber, Inc.'s Bertelsmann press release: 
> "About Jabber, Inc. 
> Jabber, Inc. is the developer of the world's most widely used open
> platform for..." 
> And from today's Oracle 9i press release: 
> "About Jabber, Inc. 
> Jabber is the developer of the world's most widely used open flatform
> for..." 
> Also, from the preceding paragraph: 
> "Jabber is one of the first companies to integrate wireless Instant
> Messaging using the robust, open APIs of Oracle 9i Application
> Server..." 
> If this change was intentional, I find it to be a disturbing development
> in light of our recent discussion, and I ask Jabber, Inc. to (1) explain
> this apparent change in the use of the Jabber term and (2) again, codify
> a clear, explicit, and unambiguous policy for the use of the Jabber
> term. 
> Mike Lin 
> Jabber Council 
> mikelin at mit.edu

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