[Members] email accounts, JIDs, etc.

Kurt Zeilenga kurt.zeilenga at isode.com
Sun Feb 17 16:42:55 UTC 2013


On Feb 14, 2013, at 7:13 PM, jehan at zemarmot.net wrote:

> 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.

Really?  The IETF doesn't provide its participants with email/jid addresses and it seems to be taken fairly 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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