[Members] s/JEP/XEP/g

Robert B Quattlebaum, Jr. darco at deepdarc.com
Wed Aug 23 15:59:48 CDT 2006


On Aug 23, 2006, at 1:05 PM, Kevin Smith wrote:

> On 23 Aug 2006, at 20:57, Chris Mullins wrote:
>> "Jabber ID" while a decent name, doesn't really sound.... catchy.
>
> But "JID" does :)
>

The problem is that it is not immediately obvious to most people that  
when I give them my JabberID (JID) that they can use their google  
talk account to chat with me. That's a big problem---it's forced me  
to add a lot of verbiage to my contact page just to clarify that  
point: http://www.deepdarc.com/contact

The fact that services like GoogleTalk are shying away from using the  
term 'JID' (or some other suitable vendor-neutral phrase)  will only  
lead to more consumer confusion in the future, and that will hurt  
Jabber/XMPP adoption IMHO.

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