[Operators] Public XMPP service: jabberzac.org

Mike Barnes mike at bremensaki.com
Wed Mar 11 10:18:56 UTC 2015


Mati, your list is excellent and I re-added my server last night (I hadn't
realised it'd dropped off at some point, I had an account, just no
servers). I really wish it could be the one that's linked to from the
"official" sites.

Please keep up your great work, it's really appreciated.

On 11 March 2015 at 20:43, Mathias Ertl <mati at fsinf.at> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> TL;DR: Add your Jabber-Server to https://list.jabber.at.
>
> On 03/11/2015 12:09 AM, admin at fysh.in wrote:
> > I’ve listed my server using https://list.jabber.at/ rather than
> > https://xmpp.net as xmpp.net <http://xmpp.net> was no longer being
> > updated when I applied to get mine added.
> >
> > The process at https://list.jabber.at is that you don’t need to request
> > it to be added on the page it’s all automated for the most part, as far
> > as I’m aware. I can’t remember the whole process from start to end, but
> > you just have to create an account and satisfy some criteria before your
> > server is listed on the home page automatically. I believe it checks
> > every 6 hours to verify the server you listed still meets the criteria,
> > and if it does not it will automatically hide it from the home page
> > until it’s resolved.
>
> I am the maintainer at jabber.at and developed list.jabber.at. The site
> was actually a reaction to when we had the same situation a few years
> back. The XSF has been very sporadic in operators support, the list was
> never (at least: not since 2007 or so) really maintained. Sadly, they
> were very reluctant to ever ask for support, and *always* simply ignored
> any offer for support, even when they asked for it.
>
> That being said: You described the process well. You register at the
> site, confirm your E-Mail and JID (fuck spam!) and just add your site
> under "My Servers".
>
> The site will do almost everything by itself: It verifies TLS and SRV
> records. If you give a Homepage as "contact detail" I will manually
> verify that within a day or so. If you ever fuckup your SRV records or
> your Cert is not valid, the server will disappear until the problem is
> resolved.
>
> greetings, Mati
>
> >
> > It might be an idea to try the site yourselves as I can’t remember all
> > there is about it.
> >
> > But I thought this could be a good strategy of improving the process at
> > xmpp.net <http://xmpp.net>?
> >
> >> On 10 Mar 2015, at 22:54, Yonnji <yonnji at miqote.com
> >> <mailto:yonnji at miqote.com>> wrote:
> >>
> >> MUC is great idea. But on which server? Everyone has their own xD
> >>
> >> On 11/03/15 01:02, Mike Barnes wrote:
> >>> Yeah it looks that way, despite the last time this was brought up on
> >>> this list there were reassurances from the maintainer that he was just
> >>> "busy" or something.
> >>>
> >>> This is a massive issue across so many sites. The public directory on
> >>> xmpp.net <http://xmpp.net> <http://xmpp.net> needs to be REMOVED if
> >>> it's not maintained,
> >>> or its maintenance handed over to someone else. It CANNOT be that damn
> >>> hard. The observatory is excellent and useful, but leads people to
> links
> >>> to this stupid server list that nobody can get anything added to.
> >>>
> >>> But hey, that's the way we live right? Jabber.org <http://Jabber.org>
> >>> "temporarily"
> >>> suspended registrations two years ago. Jabber.org.au
> >>> <http://Jabber.org.au>
> >>> <http://Jabber.org.au> is still missing any kind of web site ... and
> >>> we're here as operators of instant messaging and conference servers and
> >>> we're using a mailing list. How about an "official" MUC on something
> and
> >>> link to that instead? Oh, probably impossible, as someone would have to
> >>> take 10 minutes out of their day and update a web page.
> >>>
> >>> Honestly if anyone's surprised that people keep using proprietary
> >>> messaging solutions, just take a look at the half-finished and
> neglected
> >>> projects that wave an XMPP banner around, and think about who's
> actually
> >>> paying attention to users.
> >>>
> >>> On 10 March 2015 at 23:02, remi bruggeman <remi at remisan.be
> >>> <mailto:remi at remisan.be>
> >>> <mailto:remi at remisan.be>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>    The list is not managed anymore. No new entries are being added.
> >>>
> >>>    Rémi Bruggeman
> >>>
> >>>    On 10 Mar 2015 11:55, Mike Barnes <mike at bremensaki.com
> >>> <mailto:mike at bremensaki.com>
> >>>    <mailto:mike at bremensaki.com>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>        Hey, I thought I'd submitted this a long time ago, but
> >>>        apparently that only happened in my imagination. Are they
> >>>        getting added at the moment? :D
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>        Please add my public XMPP service to the list at xmpp.net
> >>> <http://xmpp.net>
> >>>        <http://xmpp.net>. The information is as follows:
> >>>
> >>>        domain: jabberzac.org <http://jabberzac.org>
> >>> <http://jabberzac.org>
> >>>        website: http://jabberzac.org
> >>>        year launched: 2010
> >>>        country: Australia
> >>>        latitude: -31.9
> >>>        longitude: 115.9
> >>>        CA: StartSSL
> >>>        server software: Prosody
> >>>        admin name: Mike Barnes
> >>>        admin JID: mike at bremensaki.com <mailto:mike at bremensaki.com>
> >>> <mailto:mike at bremensaki.com>
> >>>        description: A primarily AU/NZ based community, focused on MUC
> >>>        services (on conference.jabberzac.org
> >>> <http://conference.jabberzac.org>
> >>>        <http://conference.jabberzac.org>), also open to public use and
> >>>        registration.
> >>>
> >>>
> >
>
>
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