XMPP Newsletter November 2019

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XMPP newsletter November: Sprints, IoT, and early Twitter

Intro

Welcome to the XMPP newsletter covering the month of October.

This is a community effort, and the process is fully documented: please help us spread the word.

Articles

Neetesh Mehrotra wrote about XMPP as a Communication Protocol for the IoT, comparing it to MQTT and HTTP.

Martin aka debacle wrote an short piece bout Dino and other updated software in Debian.

Ben Kwiecien compared ejabberd and Prosody in plain text.

Translations everywhere! The newsletter for the last month has been translated in German and Spanish!

Jon Erlichman published a photo of an early sktech of Twitter in 2005 by Jack Dorsey... which features Jabber at the core.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EIiYZ8PXkAYuf5Y?format=jpg&name=900x900

Videos

Tutorials

Erlang Solutions republished their tutorial on how to Build a complete iOS messaging app using XMPPframework, with its part 2.

Events

pep tells us the story of the "Sprint in the cold north", with sauna and crêpes, working on new groupchat bookmarks specification, file transfer interoperability issues, and a future landing page for new XMPP users.

https://bouah.net/2019/10/stockholm.jpg

Software releases

Servers

Erlang Solutions has released MongooseIM 3.5.0 (go check the changelog) and published an article on GDPR in instant messaging.

This month the Ignite Realtime community has released:

QuickBlox has written a blog post about the use XMPP in 2019.

https://quickblox.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/xmpp-body.png

Marek Foss has announced ejabberd 19.09.1.

Clients and applications

Apps for users have been updated:

Salut à Toi progress notes for week 42 and week 44 have been published.

Libraries

QXmpp has been released in versions 1.0.1 and 1.1.0.

Other

Services

GSoC

Extensions and specifications

Last Call

Title: XMPP Compliance Suites 2020 Abstract: This document defines XMPP application categories for different use cases (Core, Web, IM, and Mobile), and specifies the required XEPs that client and server software needs to implement for compliance with the use cases.

URL: https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0423.html

This Last Call begins today and shall end at the close of business on 2019-11-06.

New

Proposed

Obsoleted

Updated

  • Version 0.5.0 of XEP-0405 (Mediated Information eXchange (MIX): Participant Server Requirements) has been released.
  • Version 0.3.0 of XEP-0402 (Bookmarks 2 (This Time it's Serious)) has been released.

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License

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