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trejkaz at trypticon.org
Mon Jan 16 15:29:17 CST 2006
On Tuesday 17 January 2006 05:32, Jesus Cea wrote:
> Hal Rottenberg wrote:
> > Would you not say that pubsub.com is a killer app? If not, what would
> > be?
> I agree that pubsub.com is very valuable. But if it can't do S2S, we
> can't rely on it :).
I think you meant the singular there. I'm pretty sure that having to register
with one more server is no big deal to most IM users. Hell, I'm on about
four myself. And all those people from the past generation are on at least
four even before joining Jabber. ;-)
Besides, I think there is a difference between concept and implementation
here. Just because pubsub.com choose not to allow S2S subscriptions doesn't
mean that the concept itself isn't a killer app.
> And since only about 4% of inet users know about
> RSS, we need something more "visible" :-).
I think you misread that article. It said that 12% of users know what RSS is,
but only 4% know _and_ use it. And BTW, they only surveyed Yahoo users, not
"Internet users" in general.
Furthermore, I think that having less people know what RSS is would actually
be a benefit to this sort of killer app anyway.
Think about it for a second: If you saw a Jabber client that could give you
news headlines as soon as the story comes out, would you be more impressed if
you already knew about RSS, or if you had no idea it existed?
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