[Members] GTalk/AIM compatibility?

jehan at zemarmot.net jehan at zemarmot.net
Sat May 21 07:59:09 UTC 2011


Hi,

additional note below.

On Sat, 21 May 2011 16:53:30 +0900, <jehan at zemarmot.net> wrote:
> I would think it still deserves to be mentionned in a blog post. If not
> for the client side (I think? Or are they using it now? And if not,
> maybe soon! We all remember these tests AOL ran a few years ago and
> people were able to connect to their AIM account through casual XMPP
> clients:
> http://florianjensen.com/2008/01/17/aol-adopting-xmpp-aka-jabber/ What
> is the status of this old story nowaydays?), AIM has definitely (this
> time, officially, not just as a test) adopted XMPP for S2S, even though
> it is still in selective mode.
> 
> That's worth mentionning on xmpp.org, no?

Apart for the "informative" part, that could also be a nice incentive
message towards AOL which deserves encouragement to pursue in this path.
They are taking the right way, we should now show that the XSF and the
XMPP community supports them into continuing to work into open
protocols. We are looking forward the future.

Jehan


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