Wojciech Kapcia Application 2019

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Name: Wojciech Kapcia
e-mail/JID: wojtek@tigase.org
Location: Poland/Chile

History

My journey with XMPP started more than a decade ago while looking for alternatives to limited, proprietary solutions available at that time. I stumbled against Jabber/XMPP and after some digging quickly figured out that it was what I was looking for - open, extensible and interoperable. At the beginning I mostly concentrated on user side, promotion of protocol wherever I could as well as providing helping hand to whomever needed such. In 2010 I started working for Tigase.

Last year in Tigase/XMPP:

  • promoting Tigase and XMPP
  • work on automatic server testing,
  • administration of tigase.im/sure.im servers,
  • lots of bugs fixed in Tigase.

XMPP Related Activities

Most of my current activities revolve mostly around server side Tigase:

  • finding and fixing bugs thus improving compatibility with XMPP specs and general interoperability,
  • building, packaging, releasing; nightly builds,
  • TTS-NG work - test cases, automatic daily tests,
  • promotion and help with XMPP.

Plans for a future

I want to work to improve Tigase XMPP Server compatibility with the most recent extensions and work on aligning Tigase projects with Modern XMPP

XMPP - Why I like it

I like XMPP because of it's openness and flexibility which allows freely choose from abundance of software (both server as well as client) and services without sacrificing interoperability. It also allows contributing back.

I do hope and do my best to convince people to switch from other, closed solutions to XMPP.