[Members] Voting criteria

Hal Rottenberg halr9000 at gmail.com
Thu May 12 10:32:47 CDT 2005


On 5/12/05, Johannes Wagener <johannes.wagener at gmx.net> wrote:
> Yes, sure. But comeon, we are just a few people in the JSF, we can find
> projects that most will like. I just say that XMPP exists for several years
> now. And there are hundrets of Jabber/XMPP solutions out there. Most are not
> XMPP compliant anymore, many abandoned, many commercial but there is none
> that integrates into OS very well. We all expect XMPP to be THE protocol to
> handle future presence exchange. It would at least make sense to also argue
> about the "default" XMPP OS integration. In example any webbrowser starts up
> the default email client when someone clicks on the mailto: link in a
> webpage. A JEP about where to store users XMPP accounts in registry would be
> good, too. These small features make new ideas to break through. As you can
> see, Microsoft integrates it's MSN messenger more and more into windows. We
> have to achieve this for jabber, too...

That's a really good point.  Perhaps as a result of this certification
(and official JSF program), specifically the criteria we use would
help move XMPP in the right direction to be 'THE' protocol.  For
example maybe a client must pass JEPs x, y and z to get a basic level
of certification, but to go further it must have some level of native
OS integration?

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