[Operators] The Google issue

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Dec 6 16:36:52 UTC 2013


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On 12/6/13 7:46 AM, Solomon Peachy wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 02, 2013 at 10:59:40AM -0700, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> Ideally, Google would decide to either shut off federation with
>> the XMPP network entirely or at least support unauthenticated TLS
>> for server-to-server connections. The limbo we're in is
>> unfortunate.
> 
> I know this has come up before, but is there anyone within Google
> we can ask to shed some light on Google's long-term intentions?

Some of us have reached out directly. Conversations are ongoing.

> My gut feeling is that the only reason Google Talk (ie federated
> S2S) is still around is that their corporate Google Apps users
> objected quite loudly, but they still haven't said anything about
> what they intend to do to address that (not insignificant)
> userbase's needs.

I cannot speak to Google's intentions here.

Peter

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