[Standards] Easy XMPP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Jan 16 18:18:08 UTC 2017


On 1/16/17 10:32 AM, Evgeny Khramtsov wrote:
> 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".

I didn't say that huge consumer-oriented services use XMPP, but smaller 
and specialized ones often do.

Peter




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