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Server Dialback to Draft Standard

The XMPP Standards Foundation has advanced the Server Dialback protocol specification (XEP-0220) to a status of Draft. Although this protocol was originally defined in RFC 3920, it was moved to XEP-0220 in 2007 when work began on the updated XMPP RFCs, and the documentation has been continually improved since then.

September 28, 2013

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Bidirectional Server-to-Server Connections

Today the XMPP Council advanced XEP-0288 from Experimental to Draft in the XSF’s standards process. This specification decreases the number of sockets necessary for server-to-server connections and also removes some of the practical barriers to connection multiplexing in the Server Dialback protocol.

September 26, 2013

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Prosody 0.9 released

The Prosody dev team has been quite busy – here is the details from their mailing list announcement: We are proud to present you with the release of Prosody 0.9.0. Prosody is a lightweight XMPP server, written in Lua. We focus on simplicity, ease-of-use and efficiency – which is why you can find Prosody running [...]

August 21, 2013

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Membership voting for Q2 2013 has started

Alex has started the membership voting process for Q2 2013 applications and would love it if all the current members chat with the memberbot and vote on the 2013 Q2 membership applications. Proxy voting will continue until the close of business on August 28th with the meeting to follow on August 29th.

August 14, 2013

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Hackfest in Berlin on July 27

The XSF will hold a developer hackfest on July 27, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. This is the Saturday before IETF 87. Details are available at http://wiki.xmpp.org/web/Berlin_Hackfest.

June 11, 2013

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