[Members] email accounts, JIDs, etc.

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Sun Feb 17 16:47:08 UTC 2013

On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 4:42 PM, Kurt Zeilenga <kurt.zeilenga at isode.com> wrote:
> 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.

I'd have thought that making 'getting a vanity address' one of the
reasons to join does more to damage image than it does to enhance it.


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