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== What determines relevancy? ==
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The submission must ideally be a blog or article about XMPP/Jabber and/or
 
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which don't contain information on XMPP, won't be included.
 
which don't contain information on XMPP, won't be included.
  
== Submissions ==
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Make sure you read the [[Basic communication guide for XMPP techies]]
  
Loads of news for these two months of July and August: two events in Lyon and Stockholm, new tools, new server releases (Openfire, ejabberd), lots of client releases (Kaidan, Salut à Toi, Xabber Android, Movim,, Converse, Beagle IM and Siskin IM). The XMPP/Jabber community is alive and kicking!
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== Newsletter editors: TODO/checklist ==
  
=== Articles ===
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For the newsletter editors:
  
Marek Foss, of ProcessOne, details the story on how they have [https://blog.process-one.net/uniting-global-football-fans-with-an-xmpp-geocluster/ deployed an XMPP geocluster] for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil
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# Collect links in this wiki page, read and validate content
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# Copywriting so it is readable by humans
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# Add images
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# Add clear CTA
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# Subject line and preview text
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# PR on website git repo for blog post (Markdown, Pelican), and peer review
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# Analytics from latest newsletter in spreadsheet
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# Newsletter via Tinyletter
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# [[Twitter scheduling]]: text, image, hashtags, link, timestamp
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# Empty this page, keep structure
  
Cyril Brulebois wrote a short piece on [https://mraw.org/blog/2019/08/17/Sending_HTML_messages_with_Net_XMPP/ Sending HTML messages with Net::XMPP] (Perl).
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== Submissions for next newsletter==
  
=== Videos ===
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=== Newsletter subject ===
  
=== Tutorials ===
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=== Friendly, human introduction for the month (remove this mention before publishing) ===
  
=== Events ===
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Be kind, inform your friends and colleagues: forward this newsletter!
  
Maxime “pep.” Buquet reports on the [https://bouah.net/2019/07/new-sprint-new-goodies/ XMPP sprint in Lyon] in July held at Wisolv's offices: DOAP - Description Of A Project, Reactions, Occupant-id, and more.
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=== Articles ===
  
The next [https://wiki.xmpp.org/web/Sprints/2019_September_Stockholm XMPP sprint in Stockholm] will be held on September 28th and 29th, in the Nacka Municipality.
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* https://wiki.xmpp.org/web/Basic_communication_guide_for_XMPP_techies
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* https://ralphm.net/blog/2019/09/09/fastening
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* [https://gultsch.de/dino_multiple.html Multiple Vulnerabilities found in Dino]
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* https://news.jabberfr.org/2019/09/lettre-dactualite-xmpp-du-3-septembre-2019/
  
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=== Videos ===
  
https://wiki.xmpp.org/web/Camp2019
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=== Tutorials ===
  
https://wiki.xmpp.org/web/Meetups/Bavaria
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=== Events ===
  
=== Extensions and specifications ===
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Summit 24 and FOSDEM, Brussels, Belgium
  
 
=== Software releases ===
 
=== Software releases ===
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==== Servers ====
 
==== Servers ====
  
[https://github.com/horazont/prometheus-xmpp-blackbox-exporter Prometheus XMPP Blackbox Exporter] (Apache license 2.0) allows you to probe XMPP services and export metrics from the probes to Prometheus.
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* Réda Housni Alaoui is reviving the formerly dormant Vysper XMPP server https://github.com/apache/mina-vysper
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* https://github.com/esl/MongooseIM/releases/tag/3.4.1
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* https://blog.xabber.com/xabber-server-v-0-9-alpha-is-released/
  
The igniterealtime community has announced multiple releases:
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==== Clients ====
  
* [https://discourse.igniterealtime.org/t/openfire-4-4-1-release/85857 Openfire 4.4.1]
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* https://github.com/profanity-im/profanity/releases/tag/0.7.0
* [https://discourse.igniterealtime.org/t/monitoring-service-1-8-0-and-inverse-4-2-0-1-plugins-released/85601 Monitoring Service 1.8.0 and inVerse 4.2.0.1 plugins]
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* http://monal.im/blog/xmppsignalbluetoothp2p-wifi-serverless-chat/
* [https://discourse.igniterealtime.org/t/smack-4-4-0-alpha2-released/85670 Smack 4.4.0-alpha2]
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* https://github.com/conversejs/converse.js/releases/tag/v5.0.2
* [https://discourse.igniterealtime.org/t/thread-dump-1-0-0-plugin-released/85794 Thread Dump 1.0.0 plugin]
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* https://github.com/conversejs/converse.js/releases/tag/v5.0.3
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* https://github.com/siacs/Conversations/releases/tag/2.5.8
  
Antonino Siena has announced [https://gitlab.com/nifker/xmpp-http-upload xmpp-http-upload], a lightweight and efficient http upload server for XMPP (MIT license).
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==== Libraries ====
  
Mickaël Rémond has announced [https://blog.process-one.net/ejabberd-19-08/ ejabberd 19.08], with JSON Web Token, configuration validator, improved scalability, and more.
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=== Other ===
  
Jérôme "Goffi" Poisson has announced [https://www.goffi.org/b/XL5aGAa6wymUt4mAhnzGpm/pubsub-been-released SàT PubSub 0.3.0], a server independent PEP/PubSub XMPP service, which aims to be complete and universal.
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=== Services ===
  
==== Clients ====
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=== GSoC ===
  
Kaidan [https://www.kaidan.im/2019/07/08/kaidan-0.4.0/ 0.4.0] and [https://www.kaidan.im//2019/07/16/kaidan-0.4.1/ 0.4.1] have been released, and is available to download on Linux, Windows, and macOS (and experimental Android and Ubuntu Touch).
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=== Extensions and specifications ===
  
Jérôme "Goffi" Poisson has released [https://www.goffi.org/b/N29CuUQS4U4TK36JFuTQ5Q/salut-commune Salut à Toi v0.7 « La Commune »] with tons of changes (and writes regular [https://www.goffi.org/b/Gjm7Z5AUt4xh8gciV6wWSe/progress-note SàT progress notes]).
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==== Last Call ====
  
[https://www.xabber.com/android/ Xabber Android 2.6.4 (634)] has been released on Google Play, with improved message archive synchronization, improved startup speed, support of references in messages (files, forwards, markup (bold, italic, etc), mentions, quotes), image compression setting, visual changes, and more.
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==== New ====
  
Timothée Jaussoin has released [https://nl.movim.eu/?post/pubsub.movim.eu/Movim/fd1921c6-219f-477b-a4be-ebb25e4cccc5 Movim 0.15 – Donati], with reactions, publication sharing, and more.
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==== Proposed ====
  
JC Brand has released Converse, the web based XMPP/Jabber chat client, in versions [https://github.com/conversejs/converse.js/releases/tag/v5.0.0 5.0.0] and [https://github.com/conversejs/converse.js/releases/tag/v5.0.1 5.0.1], with lots of improvements.
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Message Fastening
  
Wojciech Kapcia has announced two versions of [https://tigase.net/blog-entry/beagleim-32-and-siskin-im-52-released Beagle IM from macOS and Siskin IM for iOS].
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Abstract:
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This specification defines a way for payloads on a message to be marked as being logically fastened to a previous message.
  
==== Libraries ====
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URL: https://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/fasten.html
  
StanzaJS (formely known as Stanza.io) has been released in version 12 beta.
 
https://twitter.com/lancestout/status/1149743328323227648?s=03
 
  
https://github.com/strophe/strophejs/releases/tag/v1.3.4
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XMPP Compliance Suites 2020
  
=== Other ===
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Abstract:
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This document defines XMPP protocol compliance levels.
  
https://discourse.igniterealtime.org/t/announcing-the-xmpp-strings-testframework/85954
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URL: https://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/cs-2020.html
  
=== Services ===
 
  
https://www.arcgames.com/en/forums/startrekonline/#/discussion/1250600/xmpp-sunset
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Authorization Tokens
  
=== GSoC ===
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This document defines an XMPP protocol extension for issuing authentication tokens to client applications and provides methods for managing сlient connections.
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URL: https://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/auth-tokens.html
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=== CTA, Call To Action (remove this mention before publishing) ===

Latest revision as of 15:37, 13 September 2019

Here you can submit news items for inclusion in the next XMPP Newsletter (as managed by the CommTeam).


Contributors: What determines relevancy?

The submission must ideally be a blog or article about XMPP/Jabber and/or XMPP-based software (clients, servers, libs).

Some exceptions might be made, for example for a release page showing a new release of some XMPP-based software.

However, marketing brochures (e.g. single-page marketing sites) for new products which don't contain information on XMPP, won't be included.

Make sure you read the Basic communication guide for XMPP techies

Newsletter editors: TODO/checklist

For the newsletter editors:

  1. Collect links in this wiki page, read and validate content
  2. Copywriting so it is readable by humans
  3. Add images
  4. Add clear CTA
  5. Subject line and preview text
  6. PR on website git repo for blog post (Markdown, Pelican), and peer review
  7. Analytics from latest newsletter in spreadsheet
  8. Newsletter via Tinyletter
  9. Twitter scheduling: text, image, hashtags, link, timestamp
  10. Empty this page, keep structure

Submissions for next newsletter

Newsletter subject

Friendly, human introduction for the month (remove this mention before publishing)

Be kind, inform your friends and colleagues: forward this newsletter!

Articles

Videos

Tutorials

Events

Summit 24 and FOSDEM, Brussels, Belgium

Software releases

Servers

Clients

Libraries

Other

Services

GSoC

Extensions and specifications

Last Call

New

Proposed

Message Fastening

Abstract: This specification defines a way for payloads on a message to be marked as being logically fastened to a previous message.

URL: https://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/fasten.html


XMPP Compliance Suites 2020

Abstract: This document defines XMPP protocol compliance levels.

URL: https://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/cs-2020.html


Authorization Tokens

Abstract: This document defines an XMPP protocol extension for issuing authentication tokens to client applications and provides methods for managing сlient connections.

URL: https://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/auth-tokens.html

Obsoleted

Updated

Friendly specs

CTA, Call To Action (remove this mention before publishing)