[standards-jig] Future Client Expectations

DJ Adams dj.adams at pobox.com
Thu Apr 4 08:13:28 UTC 2002


On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 10:11:48AM -0500, Mike Lin wrote:
> One thing I find attractive about Jabber, and that we should consider
> when designing things like jabber:iq:browse, is its built-in facilities
> for division of labor via multiple resources, so that you don't
> necessarily have to have one client that does everything Jabber can do.
> Moreover these different pieces of your infrastructure can be
> distributed across different devices.
> 
> I think if the final vision is realized it should not be uncommon for
> someone to be connected with around a dozen resources at once, for
> things like calendaring, whiteboarding, etc. as well as simple
> messaging.

I totally agree. Focused mini-apps, individually addressed via resources.

dj



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