[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.

Dave.


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