[Members] email accounts, JIDs, etc.

jehan at zemarmot.net jehan at zemarmot.net
Fri Feb 15 03:13:50 UTC 2013


Hi,

Le 2013-02-15 04:54, Abhinav Singh a écrit :
> I am open to the idea of providing JID's. Currently, its like an
> organization (e.g. google) not providing a @google.com [2] email to
> its employee because they already have a @gmail.com [3] account.
>
> Yes, I agree that it wont add any immediate value, since most of us
> will continue using our current jabber id's, but then until we have
> the system in place, further opportunities and possibities will 
> always
> be like some talk at the dinner table. Though we will need to think
> how will we be maintaining this system. Who is going to issue new
> JID's everytime a new member joins in and what happens to JID's of
> outgoing member.

I agree here.
I won't be using it much either, but I think this kind of thing is 
necessary for the XSF to  be taken seriously.

Jehan

> --
> Abhinav Singh
> http://abhinavsingh.com/ [4]
>
> On 15-Feb-2013, at 12:20 AM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im
> [5]> wrote:
>
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>> At FOSDEM, I was involved in a panel discussion about federated
>> communication for IM, voice, video, social networking, and so on:
>>
>> http://freeyourspeech.org/?p=5 [1]
>> http://freeyourspeech.org/?p=16
>>
>> As one outcome, various folks are working to encourage open-source
>> projects and open-standards groups to offer federated communication
>> to
>> their members (e.g., wouldn't it be nice if Debian project members
>> with @debian.org email addresses could also have JIDs or SIP
>> addresses
>> at that domain?). The little group of revolutionaries at
>> freeyourspeech.org noticed that xmpp.org doesn't offer email
>> addresses
>> or even JIDs to XSF members, and thus doesn't really federate as an
>> organization (although we do host XMPP chatrooms at muc.xmpp.org).
>>
>> Would the members be open to fixing this oversight?
>>
>> Peter
>>
>> - --
>> Peter Saint-Andre
>> https://stpeter.im/
>>
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>
>
> Links:
> ------
> [1] http://freeyourspeech.org/?p=5
> [2] http://google.com
> [3] http://gmail.com
> [4] http://abhinavsingh.com/
> [5] mailto:stpeter at stpeter.im



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