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Curtis King cking at mumbo.ca
Wed Nov 26 12:09:17 CST 2008

On 26-Nov-08, at 7:09 AM, jehan wrote:

> Hi,
> Dirk Meyer writes:
>> That reminds me of something else. As a client-developer I have my  
>> own
>> ejabberd to play with. When developing a client you often behave
>> out-of-protocol and having a test server is the best way to code.  
>> But I
>> would also like to test the PEP modules of other servers, e.g.  
>> tegease.
>> But setting up a bunch of servers takes a lot of of time for  
>> someone who
>> does not know the servers. It would be nice to have a testsuite of
>> servers configured by people knowing what they do (e.g. the  
>> developers)
>> and let client developers test against it. They should be
>> state-of-the-art and do not need to be 100% stable to test the latest
>> features. If there are already test servers by the various server  
>> projects, a list
>> of them would be great. :) Dirk
> I completely absolutely with great force and many nods (so much I  
> might get a neck-acke) agree! I am all the time looking for servers  
> to test stuffs. I make some tests on the jabber.org, but it is very  
> outdated, so very limited for the kind of stuffs I am trying with  
> I have also my own ejabberd server. It is pretty new, and used only  
> for my personal use (and a friend's one) plus all my tests. So I  
> don't really care to break it. Still it is some job to administrate  
> it (I am not admin), to regularly update, etc. I would prefer to  
> focuse on my development stuffs.
> And when I want to test on other servers, I am told Tigase is great,  
> that there is this great new feature developped on such experimental  
> version of this or that software, etc. But nowhere to test them! I  
> have already a few tests waiting (and the small development related  
> pending for now).
> So yeah, having a pool of servers (several different softwares, all  
> state of the art) would be so great! This would be great not only  
> for us, but also for these projects (I have already reported several  
> bugs to Process One for ejabberd... I would be happy to help Tigase  
> by reporting issues if we had also access to some open servers).
> Maybe xmpp.org could be used for such thing...


We are already creating interoperability issues because of jabber.org  
let's not make it worse by adding the same server on an other domain  
for testing.

Let's push the use of the interop network instead.


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