[Foundation] Another Name Change Question

Matt Tucker matt at jivesoftware.com
Wed Jul 2 20:57:38 CDT 2003


Quoting from the letter, the proposal is "to remove the term 'Jabber' 
from the name of the JSF and from official names of protocols that the 
JSF creates for compliance purposes (e.g. 'Jabber IM 1.0 Basic')."

Whether that would apply to individual JEPs, I don't know. There's 
definitely a gray area. Basically, if it's something that's only inside 
the JSF, it probably doesn't matter. If it's a name that gets exposed to 
the outside world of users, that's when we shouldn't be using the Jabber 


Evan Prodromou wrote:

> The letter for the name change proposal notes that the 'Jabber' name
> is used for several concepts right now.
> My question is this: will the Name Team be looking for a replacement
> for all uses of "Jabber", or just a replacement for "The Jabber
> Software Foundation"? If a name like "The XMPP Extensions Camarilla"
> came up for the JSF, what would happen to e.g. "Jabber Object Access
> Protocol" or "Jabber IM Basic"?
> ~ESP

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