[standards-jig] Re: message formatting (XHTML IM)

David Banes dbanes at cleartext.com.au
Thu Jun 19 11:45:20 UTC 2003

We have just re-started with Jabber (after a initial look in 2000 :)

We had two years of our own proprietary IM solution out there with light 
usage and no-one has ever asked for text formatting of any sort.

We now have 20 odd people using our pre-release jabber client and again, 
no-one appears to have noticed there is no text formatting, these users 
are currently on Yahoo!

I think it's great to have a standard to use for this, and essential for 
interoperability, but we won't be using it any time soon.

Cleartext Pty Ltd.

In <20030618154938.GB9917 at jabber.org> Peter Saint-Andre  wrote:
> I'd like to move forward soon on XHTML IM (JEP-0071). Have any client
> developers started implementing this, even as a proof of concept? If 
> so, what are your conclusions? If not, why not? I'm going to tweak the 
> JEP over the next week or so and publish a new version, which I trust 
> will  be ready for a Last Call, so feedback is requested. Please 
> discuss on standards-jig at jabber.org or poke me offlist (I'm cc'ing 
> JDEV just to keep people there in the loop).
> Thanks!
> URL: http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0071.html
> Peter

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