[Standards] review of XEP-0301, sections 6-14 - #41 IM research

Gunnar Hellström gunnar.hellstrom at omnitor.se
Thu Aug 23 03:46:54 UTC 2012

On 2012-08-23 04:40, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> 41. I think Section 10.3 could be improved with some more focused
> review.
>   Can you cite any of the
> university studies on message length?
I found one:

It says that average message length was just below 30 characters per 
message, and average rate was 6 messages per minute in the sessions they 

Communication Characteristics of Instant Messaging: Effects and 
Predictions of Interpersonal Relationships
Daniel Avrahami and Scott E. Hudson
Human-Computer Interaction Institute
Carnegie Mellon University
There are surely others.


(I agree with all your comments.)


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