[Foundation] JSF == Jabber Standards Foundation?
hildjj at cursive.net
Wed May 28 02:25:09 CDT 2003
Sigh. I told myself I wasn't going to be dragged into this.
Just so everyone knows, I could care less what the thing is called.
We've got real work to do that has nothing to do with the name of the
That said, I had to respond to this:
Gregory Leblanc says:
> Jabber, Inc doesn't even have to explain that there IS a difference
> between the two Jabber named entities, which would propagate
> the confusion. Only if Jinc were to make education about the
> differences between Jinc and the Jabber community a priority
> in their marketing would the confusion lessen over time. The
> only other way to lessen or alleviate this "first glance"
> confusion is for one of the Jabber entities to be called
> something OTHER than jabber. HTH,
(/me fights for decorum)
Um. I. Do. This. Every. Day.
I have to explain to Jabber, Inc. customers the difference. I have to
explain to reporters every day. I have to explain to investors every
day. I have to explain to analysts every day. I doubt that it's much
easier for me than for any other company, except for the fact that I do
it so often I don't let it bother me.
It's a little bit of a pain, but it's not that hard. I suck it up
because it's good for the community. I'm not sure how much more of a
priority I can make it in my daily life.
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