[standards-jig] Essence of Jabber

DJ Adams dj.adams at pobox.com
Thu Mar 7 07:37:28 UTC 2002


On Wed, Mar 06, 2002 at 04:36:02PM -0700, Dave Smith wrote:
> > - presence management (availability tracker, diffusion, invisibility, etc)
> > (I'm including these, as they're basic JSM features, but not represented
> > by a namespace (i.e. 'presence management' isn't really in the other list)
> 
> This is Jabber IM functionality -- it's debatable as to whether Jabber is
> "Jabber" without it. I can definitely imagine a jabberd with just a presence
> engine sitting on it -- and I would still say it's "Jabber".

Yeah, totally agreed. I run Jabber servers here without a JSM, or at
least with a *Very* stripped down JSM (i.e. only runs mod_browse, to
to respond to browse requests[1]). 

I guess I mixed up *requirements* with *things to test against and
tick off* in this brain-dump list of things.

Cheers
dj



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