[Members] Google and XMPP federation

Mike Taylor bear at bear.im
Sun May 26 18:41:23 UTC 2013


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On 05/26/2013 01:12 PM, Ralph Meijer wrote:
> Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net> wrote:
> 
>> Sorry for the top posting, on the phone, but I do think we should
>> be putting together a detailed rebuttal on technical grounds.
>> 
>> If Google wishes to create a walled garden for business reasons, 
>> they're free to do that, despite my strong feelings that this is
>> not the best solution for their users. Their shareholders are
>> their primary concern, I do appreciate this.
>> 
>> I do however see no possible excuse for their constant
>> misinformation about XMPP, and their attempts to justify a
>> business decision on false technical grounds, at our expense as
>> an organisation and individually, must be challenged.
> 
> This!
> 
>> I'm happy to devote some time to this rebuttal.
> 
> As am I. Also, feel free to use any of the text I wrote about this
> since last week.
> 

I would suggest that Ralph put the beginnings of an outline into the
wiki or a piratepad (suggesting Ralph because his article already has
the structure IMO.)

The people can backfill information and/or events and the text can be
pulled from that.

> 


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