[Operators] Finally *fix* the list-issue

Ludovic BOCQUET lbxmpp at live.com
Tue Jan 17 10:48:07 UTC 2012


Le 16/01/2012 19:40, David Banes a écrit :
> Good initiative Mati, we need people that have the time and want to do things like this in the XSF :)
+1 ;)
Thanks Mati for several discussions with you about this :)

>
> On 16/01/2012, at 2:25 PM, Mathias Ertl wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> After years of waiting, delays, ignored offers for help and broken
>> promises, I've finally decided to take this situation into my own hands.
>> Yes, I've written our own tool for maintaining a list:
>> 	https://list.jabber.at
>>
>> It does (almost) everything automatically, admins only have to enter
>> their data and get feedback on what (if anything) is not right with
>> their servers. JIDs and E-Mail addresses are automatically verified. A
>> simple API that can be used by clients is available.
>>
>> The current list at xmpp.org is in a very bad status:
>> * Only 63 servers are on that list.
>> * None have been added for years, all requests have been ignored.
>> * Its even impossible to *remove* a server.
>> * 6 don't even have SRV records defined.
>> * 4 have some problem with the SSL certificate via TLS netotiation.
>> * At least 2 servers don't even allow inband-registration anymore, the
>> number is probably much higher.
>> * ~10 linked-to pages do not work at all
>> * ~15 pages link to a generic page that does not give any info about the
>> respective service.
>>
>> I therefor urge the XSF to finally ditch their own horrible list and
>> just link to others (i.e. [1] and ours) instead. The fact that the list
>> is unmaintained and many servers do not even work anymore creates a very
>> bad experience for all users. The fact that the illusion of maintenance
>> is kept up frustrates many server-admins.
>>
>> Please finally resolve the situation in a realistic way.
>>
>> greetings, Mati
>>
>> [1] http://www.jabberes.org/servers/
>>
>> -- 
>> twitter: @mathiasertl | soup: http://soup.er.tl | xing: Mathias Ertl
>> I only read plain-text mail!  I prefer signed/encrypted mail!
>>
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