XMPP Roundup 8

 Posted on April 21, 2009 |  6 minutes |  XMPP Roundup |  Nyco

[Reporters: Nicolas Vérité and Peter Saint-Andre] Welcome the 8th wonder^Wroundup of the XMPP world. Contributions are welcome for next edition! Stop in the jabber@conference.jabber.org chatroom if you have suggestions (you can even join via web chat here). Articles, Events and Talks “Les Jeudis du Libre” in Lyon, France Grégoire Ménuel, aka Omega, XSF member, has presented an introduction to XMPP at the event “Les Jeudis du Libre” (“the thursdays of free software”) in Lyon (France).[Read More]

XMPP Roundup 7: Brussels Report

 Posted on February 25, 2009 |  3 minutes |  XMPP Roundup |  stpeter

[Reporter: Peter Saint-Andre] Before the memories of XMPP Summit 6 fade away, I wanted to provide a brief report on the latest and greatest of our “IRL” (in real life) meetings. We held the first XMPP Summit in the summer of 2005 to perform server interop testing and discuss topics of interest. Thirteen developers showed up and we made good progress on a number of issues, including the pubsub simplifications now known as Personal Eventing Protocol.[Read More]

XMPP Roundup 6

 Posted on February 16, 2009 |  6 minutes |  XMPP Roundup |  Nyco

Foreword Welcome to the 6th roundup of the XMPP community worldwide. This edition has been written by Nicolas Vérité with contributions from Will Sheward, Cédric, and Mickaël Rémond. Contributions are welcome for future editions. Mats Bengtsson passed away It is with great regret that we learned though Mari Lundberg and Sander Devrieze, that Mats Bengtsson, lead developper of the Coccinella XMPP client, passed away in november 2008. Rest in peace Mats.[Read More]

XMPP Roundup 5 'New Year edition'

 Posted on January 4, 2009 |  4 minutes |  XMPP Roundup |  Nyco

Welcome to the fifth roundup of XMPP activity worldwide. This report is authored by Nicolas Vérité, Laurent Lathieyre and Jack Moffitt. This is a very long article since we had a lot of activity these weeks. Your contributions are welcome for future roundups. Software Releases In this edition of the XMPP Roundup, we have a lot of software releases: clients, servers, and tools. Gajim 0.12 Astérix aka Yann Leboulanger has announced on his blog the release of Gajim 0.[Read More]

XMPP Roundup 4

 Posted on December 2, 2008 |  1 minutes |  XMPP Roundup |  willsheward

Is There a New Successor to SIP? Is XMPP is set to overthrow SIP as the VoIP signaling king? Tsahi Levent-Levi, a system architect at RADVISION, thinks it’s a possibility. **Codebits 2008 ** XSF Member Pedro Melo has posted the content of his “XMPP - Hands On” presentation at Codebits 2008 (a Portuguese event hosted by Portuguese Telecoms company Sapo.pt ). The presentation itself is in Portuguese, the code accompanying it is, obviously, not :-)[Read More]

XMPP Roundup 3

 Posted on November 18, 2008 |  1 minutes |  XMPP Roundup |  willsheward

In a relatively slow week for XMPP-related news: Deadline Web Worker Daily, amongst others, reported on the launch of ‘Deadline’ a web-based reminder service with a plain english interface which uses email and XMPP IM to send reminders of appointments and tasks. FriendFeed FriendFeed co-founder Bret Taylor joined the Gilmore Gang podcast to talk about their release of XMPP realtime services. The podcast is worth a listen, with the XMPP specific discussions starting at 15:30 into the show.[Read More]

XMPP Roundup 2

 Posted on November 10, 2008 |  2 minutes |  XMPP Roundup |  willsheward

This is the second in what we hope will be a regular (perhaps even weekly) roundup of blog posts, announcements, and news stories relating to and featuring XMPP. The roundup is compiled by trawling through Google News Alerts for occurrences of ‘XMPP’ and is most definitely not comprehensive. If you are aware of items this roundup of the past week’s news has missed or wish to submit posts of your own, then please contact any member of the Board.[Read More]

XMPP Roundup 1

 Posted on September 16, 2008 |  4 minutes |  XMPP Roundup |  admin

Welcome to the first installment of what we hope will be a continuing series of reports on XMPP technologies and the XMPP community (you can think of this series is a replacement for the old Jabber Journal). This report is authored by Peter Saint-Andre, Florian Jensen, and Jack Moffitt. Future reports might involve different authors just to keep things interesting; let us know if you’d like to help. Secure Communications Week The first Secure Communications Week is coming soon: October 4-11, 2008.[Read More]