[Standards] Easy XMPP

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Tue Jan 17 14:36:41 UTC 2017

On 17 January 2017 at 14:34, Holger Weiß <holger at zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> * Vitaly Takmazov <vitalyster at gmail.com> [2017-01-17 17:10]:
>> 2017-01-17 15:11 GMT+03:00 Holger Weiß <holger at zedat.fu-berlin.de>:
>> > I don't want to install
>> > I don't want to be
>> > I want to
>> XMPP will never have successful project until community members will
>> not think what *user* wants to install, to be, and wants to have :)
> Users want to be able to chat with anyone no matter what client they're
> using.  I'm all for thinking from their perspective; but that won't make
> XMPP federation 'successful' either, because economics.

The economics actually work in favour of federation for smaller
outfits. It's only successful ones that benefit from its absence. But
survivorship bias, etc.

Similarly, server selection suffers from being a market for lemons, if
we're going to do economics.


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