[OT] UIs for User Confusion (was: Re: Friendly XMPP Branding (Re: [Standards] XMPP vs. Jabber))

Rachel Blackman rcb at ceruleanstudios.com
Fri Mar 9 08:29:54 UTC 2007


> It's also dangerous to try
> renaming a protocol into the common name of its category of (possibly
> yet undiscovered) protocols.  Think, for a sec, what would've happened
> if somebody had decided to rename UUCP into "email."

Not to mention, others have already tried this.

Integrity Messenger ("IM"): http://www.integritymessenger.com/
IM2 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IM2 (since their website seems to  
be down)

Etc.

-- 
Rachel Blackman <rcb at ceruleanstudios.com>
Trillian Messenger - http://www.trillianastra.com/





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