[Members] Google and XMPP federation

Mike Taylor bear at bear.im
Sat May 25 18:44:24 UTC 2013


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On 05/24/2013 05:27 AM, Simon Tennant wrote:
> We're sitting here at buddycloud towers having a conversation
> trying to understand Google's federation statements.
> 
> We also did some tests -
> 
> - gtalk user to gtalk user works - gtalk user to google hosted
> domain user works - gtalk user to self-hosted XMPP server user
> works - self hosted XMPP server to gtalk user works
> 
> What didn't work was using the hangout app to chat to XMPP users.
> 
> Third party clients do work.
> 
> I'm really curious to understand what si going on here without
> getting into the rights and wrongs of who should be doing what.
> 
> Is it a case of "hangouts are not federated but chat still is"?
> 
> If federation is being disabled for chat, can anyone point to a
> timeline?

Third party clients work now but soon will not, and I do wish we could
point to a timeline but even Google itself is inconsistent about what
the features will be and when/how they will be rolled out.

The only definitive article i've seen to date is the one I read this
morning and, IMO, it's a hack piece.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2039820/google-weak-xmpp-support-capabilities-led-us-to-proprietary-tech-in-hangouts.html





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> S.
> 
> -- Simon Tennant | buddycloud.com <http://buddycloud.com> | +49 17
> 8545 0880 | office hours: goo.gl/tQgxP <http://goo.gl/tQgxP>


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