[standards-jig] Essence of Jabber

Shawn Wilton shawn at black9.net
Thu Mar 7 02:09:17 UTC 2002


I wouldnt' consider encryption to be a gimmick.  And when you start to
consider that the most likely users of a stripped down version of jabber
will be wireless devices and hand helds, I think encryption becomes
extremely important.  Especially when you don't have the "security" of
wires.



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Subject: Re: [standards-jig] Essence of Jabber


LOL ... in my haste to point out my luck with jabberd, I forgot to
point out that XML vs. binary, open vs. closed architecture, distributed
vs. centralized, and extendable vs. rigidly controlled are the primary
features of Jabber.  We really don't need "built-in encryption" or
some other gimmik to help distiguish us from all the other balmovement
out there.

Dave Cohen <email/JID:dave at dave.tj>
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