[Standards-JIG] Re: Extending SMTP with XMPP?
halr9000 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 22 16:29:47 UTC 2006
On 1/22/06, Matthew Wild <mwild1+jig at gmail.com> wrote:
> The only current problem facing is, do we make a Jabber client that
> supports SMTP, an email client that supports XMPP, or a new hybrid that we
> try and get everyone to use? :-) Only the success of individual
> implementations will tell.
I think we could take a two-pronged approach.
1) Work on improving the protocol and making a bullet proof reason to
upgrade, one that satisfies all of the discussion above.
2) Make a very simple Thunderbird extension that allows one to compose
and reply using an additional new method. That of course would be a
jabber message. Perhaps some Jabberzilla & pubsub.com code could be
useful here. Don't worry about turning it into an email-clone on the
receiving end at first. Don't try to change any major functionality
Then hopefully by the time these two efforts get to a beta stage, we'd
have more solid base for figuring out the other end.
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