[Foundation] JSF == Jabber Standards Foundation?

Paul Curtis pcurtis at terrapin.com
Wed May 28 14:09:54 CDT 2003

Matt Tucker wrote:
> However, for the purposes of the JSF specifically, I think there is 
> already agreement on the current definition of "Jabber" in that context, 
> which is primarily the protocol extensions, while XMPP is the term for 
> the main protocol.
> The name change has already been articulated and accepted. Everyone, 
> including Jabber Inc. is calling the core protocol XMPP. The entire 
> press uses the term and ignores our current "Jabber" extensions. In any 
> case, we're not interested in trying to change the name of the "Jabber 
> movement". Instead, we want to rename the standards body that creates 
> and extends the XMPP protocol. This is a narrow change that has clear 
> benefits for everyone.

I would, once again, suggest that you, Matt Tucker, as the main 
proponent of the name change, request a Foundation vote.


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