[Members] XMPP at xmpp.org

Ralph Meijer jabberfoundation at ralphm.ik.nu
Wed Oct 21 03:15:52 CDT 2009


On Fri, 2009-10-09 at 10:08 +0100, Dave Cridland wrote:
> > Btw, we have to move the planet from "Planet Jabber" at jabber.org  
> > to
> > "Planer XMPP" at xmpp.org, no?
> > 
> > 
> You've got a point, but I think there's actually room for both - the  
> XSF still has access the the "Jabber" brand, and it's pretty well  
> known. With Cisco apparently downplaying the marque, there's a lot to  
> be said for running with it as an end-user branding, using XMPP for  
> the more hardcore technologist end of our audience.
> 
> I think this might help distinguish between the professional  
> standards development side of the XSF's activities and the end-user  
> outreach.

I currently maintain two separate Planets: Planet Jabber and Planet
Jabber News. The idea being that the former is for people working on
Jabber related projects, and the latter for product announcements and
other non-people stuff.

Although it is very easy to set up a Planet instance for XMPP, I am not
quite sure what the difference in feed subscriptions it would bring, in
comparison with Planet Jabber.

I am with Dave that if Cisco is indeed turning away from exploiting the
Jabber marque for branding its products, we should run with it. Maybe
even make that formal.

ralphm



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