[Operators] Google status?

Holger Weiß holger at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Wed Aug 13 23:54:35 UTC 2014

* Daniel Pocock <daniel at pocock.pro> [2014-08-13 21:00]:
> On 12/08/14 14:59, Dave Cridland wrote:
> > > Should that make regular XMPP work again or does the other person have
> > > to do the same thing too perhaps?
> > 
> > It may or may not. It is entirely unclear, Google provide no
> > documentation or advice that I'm aware of. Happy to be proven wrong, though.
> > 
> > I am aware that signing in with an XMPP client is very different to
> > using the web interface, and also the web interfaces in Google+ and
> > Gmail are different in this respect too.
> I don't know if the people I communicate with use an XMPP client or the
> web interface or something.
> In this case, I sent the downgrade link to the other person, they made
> some change in their account and chat started working again.

I have a Google user in my roster and he can talk to the rest of the
world when using the web interface in Gmail, despite using Hangouts on
other occasions.  So to me it seems the "downgrade procedure" isn't
necessary to make regular XMPP work again for Google users.


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