[Foundation] "Jabber" name again

Russell Keith Davis rkdavis at burninghorse.com
Wed Oct 15 11:46:29 CDT 2003


it looks like he just cut and paste a few press releases and changed the odd word here and there. Must have been on a deadline.

Russell


On Wed, 15 Oct 2003 09:17:50 -0700
Justin Karneges <justin-jdev at affinix.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I know the whole Jabber name issue has been beaten to death, but I was struck 
> by the use of the term in the following article (which is also mentioned on 
> the jabber.org front page).
>   http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/applications/0,39020384,39117160,00.htm
> 
> "Jabber this", "Jabber that", and all meaning to refer to Jabber, Inc.  There 
> is a brief mention of the Jabber Software Foundation, but I think the casual 
> reader would have a hard time understanding the differences between these 
> organizations.
> 
> I don't necessarily think that the JSF should have a name change, and indeed 
> we already had a vote and there is nothing more to discuss there.  However, I 
> think we can still improve the situation with better marketting.  _We_ know 
> the differences between Jabber Inc and the JSF, so can we please beat up some 
> journalists so that these organizations are accurately reflected?  In 
> particular, the JSF should get a lot more airtime than it currently does...
> 
> Blah,
> -Justin
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