Jabber and Google News

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Wed Jan 18 09:46:32 MST 2006

On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 09:42:44AM -0700, Ross Werner wrote:
> I'm confused ... what's the big deal? Google has already been using
> the XMPP protocol for a while now, right? And the big players like AIM
> and MSN and Yahoo *aren't* using the XMPP protocol, correct?
> So basically all this is is an official letter from Google saying, "Hey 
> AIM and MSN and Yahoo, we're inviting you to come use the XMPP protocol 
> with us! Won't it be fun?"
> Or am I missing something significant?

Google didn't used to allow you to connect to non-Google Jabber servers
and vice versa.

Andrew McNabb
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