[Members] email accounts, JIDs, etc.
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:
> 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  email to
>> its employee because they already have a @gmail.com  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.
>> Abhinav Singh
>> http://abhinavsingh.com/ 
>> On 15-Feb-2013, at 12:20 AM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im
>> > 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 
>>> As one outcome, various folks are working to encourage open-source
>>> projects and open-standards groups to offer federated communication
>>> their members (e.g., wouldn't it be nice if Debian project members
>>> with @debian.org email addresses could also have JIDs or SIP
>>> at that domain?). The little group of revolutionaries at
>>> freeyourspeech.org noticed that xmpp.org doesn't offer email
>>> 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 Saint-Andre
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>>  http://freeyourspeech.org/?p=5
>>  http://google.com
>>  http://gmail.com
>>  http://abhinavsingh.com/
>>  mailto:stpeter at stpeter.im
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