[Operators] Google status?

Daniel Pocock daniel at pocock.pro
Thu Aug 14 09:36:53 UTC 2014

On 14/08/14 01:54, Holger Weiß wrote:
> * 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.

Latest feedback from a user is that it still may not be working at all
when they use the Google client on Android

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