[Operators] xmpp is dead

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Sat May 6 09:38:39 UTC 2017


+1. Also, bet on the one that can adapt stably. Matrix has already suffered
interop breaks and forklift upgrades, XMPP is much better in that regard.
One could even see it as the upside of the fragmentation that Matrix
complains of.

On 6 May 2017 08:54, "David Banes" <david at banes.org> wrote:

> My annual chip in :)
>
> XMPP crossed the chasm and peaked (Google Chat, Facebook Chat, WhatsApp)
> and some may argue it’s on the tail now, but it does still have a small
> niche in the market with lots to offer.
>
> Matrix hasn’t even reached the chasm let alone crossed it so it may have a
> future but like many other HTTP based projects in the tail lights it’s
> unproven in large long term projects.
>
> My advice, select the messaging platform that best suits your needs, but
> the cautious man would bet on one that’s been proven not the new boy in
> town.
>
> David.
>
>
>
> > On 6 May 2017, at 08:36, Carlos Lopez <carlosl at mundo-r.com> wrote:
> >
> > Now I understand, you do not know what you're talking about.
> >
> >
> > El 06/05/2017 a las 2:55, sergio escribió:
> >> On May 5, 2017 1:25:11 AM GMT+03:00, Evgeny Khramtsov <
> xramtsov at gmail.com>
> >>  wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>> Both are dead in fact, but XMPP at least has a nice past.
> >>>
> >> May be both are not alive, but matrix is only two years old and it has
> no problems with message lost, can call and send push messages, and xmpp is
> about 10 times older.b
> >>
> >>
> >
>
>
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