[Standards] MSN does XMPP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Sep 14 18:52:52 UTC 2011


On 9/14/11 12:49 PM, Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Wed Sep 14 18:43:38 2011, Nicolas Vérité wrote:
>> It's Microsoft! Quite a sign... but...
>>
>> Now, what we may see is cheating on the protocol, interop risks.
> 
> I'd rather assume that any bugs in the implementation are just that -
> unintentional errors - until we hear otherwise.

Hanlon's Razor and all that:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanlon%27s_razor

> I hope they do have bugs, mind. If they don't have any bugs in the
> protocol implementation at all, that'll just make all of the rest of us
> look really bad...
> 
> Does anyone have any contacts with the development team? 

I have contacts.

> Running some
> interop tests to help them catch anything would be great. Unusual
> implementations often highlight bugs in specification and existing
> implementations, too.

Perhaps it's time for another online interop test? I'll commit to
helping more this time (last December I was swamped with work on the
updated RFCs).

Peter

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