[Members] XMPP at xmpp.org

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Oct 9 10:12:41 CDT 2009


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On 10/9/09 3:09 AM, Fabio Forno wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 5:37 AM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
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>> Oddly, there is no XMPP service running at xmpp.org. :)
>>
>> I'd like to suggest that we run a small XMPP service at xmpp.org, to be
>> used for the following purposes:
>>
>> 1. Give each XSF member an @xmpp.org JID.
>>
>> 2. Host chatrooms for the Board, Council, general membership, and
>> specific work teams.
>>
>> 3. Integrate pubsub into our processes (new XEP announcements, bug
>> reporting, etc.).
>>
>> 4. [insert your idea here]
>>
>> Peter
>>
> 
> ok for 2,3 (I volunteer for writing bots doing the job), for 4: ning
> site to use for allowing members publishing news, profiles,
> activities?
> 
> I'm not sure about 1) instead, since while it is nice to have an
> @xmpp.org JID, since it really gives the membership idea but I don't
> know if this is in the philosophy of XMPP:
> - giving addresses for a particular purpose imho goes against the idea
> of federation

I don't see why you think that. It's a special thing to have an
@xmpp.org address, a badge of XSF membership if you will. But the server
we run will federate with other servers, so it doesn't violate any
principles of the XMPP philosophy to run another server. But maybe the
iteam will just set up the server and give out addresses if XSF members
want them. If you don't want one, we won't force you to use it. :)

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
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