[Foundation] Clarifications On Name Change Proposal

Matt Tucker matt at jivesoftware.com
Tue Jul 1 13:18:05 CDT 2003


Matt,

> So let me get this straight: those that proposed this name change want
> to have their cake (by making the "JSF" not use the term "Jabber" in
> some places) and eat it too (by having the "JSF" use the term "Jabber"
> in some places)?

I think Iain's post may have been a bit confusing and I don't even 
completely agree with it. :) However, I think what he meant to say is 
that *outside of the JSF* there can certainly still be a role for the 
Jabber name. So, the JSF wouldn't be using Jabber for any purpose, but 
the larger community of XMPP protocol users would be free to use/not use 
Jabber as they saw fit. Our proposal only deals with naming of the 
protocol standards body, not the larger community of users.

Regards,
Matt




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