[Members] Google and XMPP federation

Simon Tennant simon at buddycloud.com
Sun May 26 18:42:12 UTC 2013

Easy Gentlemen.

@dave: you do realise that hangouts are inherently multiuser chats
with file sharing and message history?

How exactly do you propose that Google should have built hangouts? Please
don't suggest MUC: this has to work on mobile too.


On 26 May 2013 19:12, Ralph Meijer <ralphm at ik.nu> 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.
> --
> ralphm

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