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Darren Hobbs thinks about using using SMTP and NNTP for messaging.

worth clicking to see the other posters

I'll have what's he's having. I think XMLPP (Jabber) might be an option for pubsub.

April 23, 2004 09:28 PM


(April 23, 2004 10:29 PM #)

er... I think that should be rss for pub sub...

Bill de hra
(April 23, 2004 11:33 PM #)


Alas, if only RSS were a protocol, and not just a format!

Asbjrn Ulsberg
(April 24, 2004 01:04 AM #)

XCP (http://www.x-cp.org/) is the future! Light the fibre!

(April 24, 2004 01:50 PM #)

heh, that's what i get for pressing the post button without thinking... make that NNTP for pub sub...

Bob Wyman
(April 25, 2004 09:34 PM #)

Bill, XMPP (Jabber) has a defined extension (JEP-0060 [1]) for PubSub usage. I helped get that defined and am looking forward to using it in the future. The problem now is that there don't seem to be very many Jabber(XMPP) clients that support the PubSub extensions. Hopefully, that will change.

bob wyman

[1] http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0060.html

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