[Standards] Easy XMPP

Evgeny Khramtsov xramtsov at gmail.com
Mon Jan 16 17:32:34 UTC 2017

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:28:41 -0700
Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:

> I fully understand that XMPP can be useful for organizations who want
> to develop or deploy their own messaging systems, either on-premises
> or integrated with an existing system like an e-learning platform -
> there are server packages you can download, libraries you can develop
> on, companies you can contract with for support or consulting, and
> overall it's pretty secure.

But IM companies don't choose XMPP. Whatsapp was initially build on top
of XMPP but now it's something different. New services like Slack and
Signal don't use XMPP neither. So seems like XMPP is not that featured
protocol even though there are "server packages, libraries and support".

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