XMPP Newsletter January 2020
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Happy new XMPP year!
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Welcome to the XMPP newsletter covering the month of December 2019.
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Whatsapp, Matrix or XMPP (german) - The German Federal Ministry of the Interior is looking for a messenger for the federal authorities while the German Federal Police is experimenting with XMPP. They are using an Open Source Messenger "MOKA" based on XMPP (german).
Fabian Sauter known as COM8 (and developer of UWPX) has finalised his Bachelor Thesis on "Smart Building Control with XMPP for IoT". Congratulations! The development will be continued with the goal of an official XEP.
Anoxinon e.V who intend to inform and improve the situation about privacy and free software as well run a XMPP Server are looking for new board members.
Paul Schaub has written two pieces:
- Pitfalls for OMEMO Implementations – Part 1: Inactive Devices
- Re: The Ecosystem is Moving as an answer to Moxie Marlinspike's talk at 36C3 (Moxie is the creator of Signal)
Alex Gnauck wrote about Simpler code in handlers using pattern matching in MatriX.
Clients and applications
Anu Pokharel the developer of Monal has made significant changes to its MUC implemenation which improves the situation for iOS and Mac users. Furthermore there has been many bug fixes. Must update for all users.
Movim 0.16.1 released https://nl.movim.eu/?node/pubsub.movim.eu/Movim/cdfc0a4c-3459-4d3b-8c15-08994810d54e
Fastpath Openfire plugin 4.5.0 Beta Release https://discourse.igniterealtime.org/t/fastpath-openfire-plugin-4-5-0-beta-release/
Extensions and specifications
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