[Summit] [jdev] Fwd: Brussels discussion topics

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Jan 13 21:36:39 UTC 2012


Simon, this is a great topic and I look forward to discussing it!

On 1/10/12 1:25 AM, Simon Tennant wrote:
> There's a huge amount of innovation happening in the web application
> space. Developers are now writing javascript applications for browsers.
> 
> These developers unfortunately see XMPP as complicated and difficult to
> integrate into their project. Whether this is right or wrong, it's a
> case of their perception is the reality and we see few web projects that
> use XMPP for messaging.
> 
> To become more relevant to this big chunk of developer activity I would
> like to see the XMPP Standards Foundation looking more at web
> technologies and what XMPP can bring the HTTP-land.
> 
> How we can work to make XMPP relevant to a larger audience of
> developers? I do realize this is a summit and it's good to have a bunch
> of people in a room to hash out the details of dMUC for example, we also
> risk having a perfect protocol suite but becoming inaccessible to a
> generation that has grown up building delivering applications over the
> web. At the same time we have a bunch of great solutions that can really
> help web developers such as end to end security, built in federation and
> a "friend list"
> 
> Two questions I'd like us to be trying to answer during the summit:
> - how do we make it easier for a web developer to quickly start using
> XMPP (reduce the "XMPP is too complicated" problem)?
> - what changes do we need to make to XMPP to make it work better on
> applications delivered over the web?
> 
> I'd be happy to help plan and run this session if anyone is interested.
> 
> S.
> -- 
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> 
> On 9 January 2012 21:18, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im
> <mailto:stpeter at stpeter.im>> wrote:
> 
> 
>     What technical topics would folks like to discuss at the XMPP Summit
>     next month? Here are some possibilities:
> 
>     * internationalization (rfc6122bis)
>     * end-to-end encryption (rfc3923bis)
>     * cryptographic hash agility (XEP-0300)
>     * message carbons (XEP-0280)
>     * Jingle file transfer (XEP-0234)
>     * vCard4 (XEP-0292)
>     * fast reconnect (XEP-0305)
>     * message forwarding (XEP-0297)
>     * real-time text (XEP-0301)
>     * distributed chatrooms
> 
>     I've added those here:
> 
>     http://wiki.xmpp.org/web/Summit_11
> 
>     Feel free to bring up other topics here or on the wiki so that we can
>     formulate an agenda. Lightning-style or longer talks are also welcome on
>     Friday February 3rd or Monday February 6th. And we are still looking to
>     fill out the devroom schedule on Saturday at FOSDEM:
> 
>     http://wiki.xmpp.org/web/FOSDEM_2012
> 
>     Peter
> 
>     --
>     Peter Saint-Andre
>     http://stpeter.im/
> 
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