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Board goals for 2015

When our newest Board of Directors were elected, they decided that they wanted to set some goals against which their achievements as Board members could be measured. And so this journey began… We started by asking the community what THEY cared about and what they wanted the Board to focus on. We took this information, [...]

March 23, 2015

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Summit 17 – the presentations

A slightly tardy share, but we have the presentations from Summit 17 in Brussels starting to trickle in! As more come in, this post will get longer (and hopefully have a more permanent home on the new site) but here we go: XMPP Research With their active blog xmppresearch.org, researchers from RWTH Aachen University and [...]

March 20, 2015

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An introduction to xmppresearch.org

At the recent Summit 17, we were very happy to welcome Dominik Renzel and István Koren from the recently launched site xmppresearch.org. The declared mission of the project is to: “collect and to present scientific research work based on XMPP” The site, which is a collaboration between RWTH Aachen University and Technische Universität Dresden, contains articles on recent [...]

March 3, 2015

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XMPP in Google Summer of Code 2015

We’ve just had the great news that Google have again accepted the XSF to mentor XMPP-related projects in the Google Summer of Code this year. GSoC is a programme whereby Google pays students a stipend to work on open source projects for the summer, and when we’re able to participate in this it’s a highlight [...]

March 3, 2015

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No, it’s not the end of XMPP for Google Talk

There’s some recent discussion about the sky falling for XMPP at Google. See this blog post by Dan York for example. In reality, we don’t know the state of XMPP inside Google because they don’t share their use of XMPP with the XSF. We do know Android’s Google Cloud Messaging uses it. We know Hangouts [...]

March 2, 2015

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