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XMPP Ubiquitous Encryption – a manifesto

Peter Saint-Andre has created a Manifest for others to join, debate and discuss about a plan for upgrading the XMPP network to always-on, mandatory, ubiquitous encryption. https://github.com/stpeter/manifesto To quote Peter: In short: we owe it to those who use XMPP technologies to improve the security of the network (and thanks to Thijs Alkemade, we now [...]

November 7, 2013

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2013 Annual Meeting and Voting Results

Every year the members of the XSF get together to vote on the current quarter’s new and renewing members and to also elect who will become members of the Technical Council and who will server on the Board of Directors. This year that meeting was held on the 29th of October, 2013 and Alexander has [...]

November 7, 2013

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Voting for the 2013 XSF Board and Council has begun

Our most amazing XSF Secretary, Alexander Gnauck, has started the proxy voting process for this years Board and Council. Details on how is running can be found on the Board And Council Elections 2013 wiki page. Proxy voting will continue until close of business on October 28th and we will hold a meeting on October [...]

October 14, 2013

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In-Band Real-Time Text to Draft Standard

The XMPP Standards Foundation has advanced XEP-0301 (In-Band Real Time Text) from Experimental to Draft in its standards process. This technology enables “conversational text” to be exchanged instantly while it is being typed or created, which has applications in live speech transcription, systems for the deaf and hard of hearing, and other situations where speech [...]

October 9, 2013

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Stanza Forwarding to Draft Standard

XEP-0297, which defines a method for forwarding XMPP stanzas from one entity to another, has been advanced to a status of Draft within the XSF’s standards process.

October 9, 2013

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