[Summit] devroom schedule is final!

Steffen Larsen zooldk at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 10:02:38 UTC 2013


++1 :-)

Sure, I've haven't implemented chat related software with XMPP for a while now.. All other stuff than chat. :-)

/Steffen

On Jan 24, 2013, at 11:00 AM, Simon Tennant <simon at buddycloud.com> wrote:

> +1 on getting rid of Jabber:
> 
> - less of a difference now:
> https://www.google.com/trends/explore?#q=xmpp,%20jabber
> - Sounds like "chat". I believe XMPP is much more than chat.
> - dilutes any branding by having to say "We work with Jabber, I mean
> XMPP or you know the thing that used to be called Jabber"
> - XMPP sounds like a proper, serious, organisation. Jabber not so much.
> 
> 
> 
> On 24 January 2013 10:11, Steffen Larsen <zooldk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> True true Dave!. We might be able to benefit from the Jabber name, because
>> it is more recognisable. Then how about calling it Jabber/XMPP when we are
>> on FOSDEM and other conferences?
>> And little by little we can start removing the Jabber tag that is bound to
>> us, and XMPP will be recognised as the thing it is. :-)
>> 
>> /Steffen
>> 
>> On Jan 24, 2013, at 9:29 AM, Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> On Jan 24, 2013 8:17 AM, "Steffen Larsen" <zooldk at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi Peter,
>>> 
>>> Just for the fun of it.. why is our schedule on FOSDEM still called
>>> Jabber? Isn't it time for changing the name? hence the talk on the dev list
>>> regarding the Jabber name trademark. :-)
>>> 
>> 
>> Jabber is still a more recognizable name; it'd be nice to change it, but the
>> problem is that people aren't searching for XMPP.
>> 
>> We may yet have to change, since Cisco now use the trademark for a number of
>> products not directly related to XMPP, which is unfortunate.
>> 
>> You're quite correct though that this is a branding problem for us, and one
>> we will have to confront.
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> 
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