Happy Birthday, XMPP!

technical, xmpp
14:29 -0500

Today is the20th anniversary of XMPP, also known as Jabber. I don't remember much about how I first heard about Jabber, but it was likely through theSlashdot post. I've been running my own personal XMPP server for a while (I believe I started with ejabberd, though now it runsprosody), and I've written someXMPP-related software.

Nowadays, I work full-time on Matrix, which you could say is a competitor... Show more...
Yup. It was (and still is) a POC. It was successful in relaying text messages back and forth, but needed more polish. I may get more time to work on it later, but it's been parked for now.