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

Stephen Pendleton pendleto at movsoftware.com
Fri Jun 20 00:54:33 UTC 2003


We have had no requests for text formatting in our client (imov Messenger)
either. However, it is a mobile based client and in the mobile environment
text formatting provides very little value.

-----Original Message-----
From: standards-jig-admin at jabber.org
[mailto:standards-jig-admin at jabber.org]On Behalf Of David Banes
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2003 7:45 AM
To: standards-jig at jabber.org
Cc: jdev at jabber.org
Subject: [standards-jig] Re: message formatting (XHTML IM)


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.

David.
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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