[Members] SIMPLE

Trejkaz trejkaz at trypticon.org
Wed Aug 10 18:15:56 CDT 2005


Quoting Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at jabber.org>:
> What is the harm of interoperating? Why subvert anyone else's efforts 
> to develop open messaging technologies? Why not concentrate on 
> continuing to build out Jabber/XMPP rather than wasting time on 
> subverting SIMPLE? Personally I think their technology is so complex 
> that they do a pretty good job of subverting SIMPLE all by 
> themselves. :-)

That's exactly it.  SIMPLE has to be the most ironically-named acronym ever
devised. :-)

My only real complaint with SIMPLE is that they went to the bother of devising
their own complicated IM protocol when there was a perfectly good one sitting
in front of them which they could have integrated into SIP themselves. :-)

TX


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