[Operators] google abandoning XMPP??

Dieter Lunn coder2000 at gmail.com
Wed May 22 18:16:13 UTC 2013

Google is using XMPP in another way as well. Their new gcm service for
android apps uses XMPP behind the scenes. Although not fully. Basically
they use it to establish a persistent connection then wrap json in their
own gcm tag.
On May 22, 2013 12:54 PM, "Dave Cridland" <dave at cridland.net> wrote:

> On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 5:32 PM, Kim Alvefur <zash at zash.se> wrote:
>> On 2013-05-22 18:22, Hannes Tschofenig wrote:
>> > PS: I am wondering whether the claimed chat spam problems mentioned in
>> the press articles are actually true?
>> It matches what was said before, search this list for "spammy invites".
> I'm with PSA on this one - I think it's wild exaggeration, just as
> branding all the myriad of domains which federated on good terms as being
> "insignificant" was similarly rhetoric.
> The single thing that annoys me most about this whole affair is the
> dubious passing off of business decisions as technical ones. Sadly, I don't
> think this is journalists misquoting - the video footage, for instance,
> seems consistent.
> In any case, I've argued before, and will argue again, that Google, by
> restricting messaging to only people on the roster, forced their spam issue
> on themselves - spammy messages would have been significantly easier to
> detect and prevent than spammy subscription requests.
> Dave.
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