I just came across a post titled In search of XMPP perfection while researching some stuff, and it’s a pretty solid set of words that gels with my own feelings about the state of the XMPP network. You should go and read it if you’re interested in the topic of XMPP services, and if you’re following my blog I sincerely hope you are, or you’re going to get really bored.
It’s a long way from ready, but it’s nice to see the project really starting to take shape. More development posts to come, of course. Amazing what you can do these days with just a handful of free stock photography, an off-the-shelf theme and a quiet evening at home. Yes, I know the text is hard … [Read more …]
Installing Jappix on our little baby XMPP server is a very quick win in a lot of ways. In one hit we get a web-based front end to registration so we can eventually disable/redirect In-Band Registration if we want, we get a basic web presence we can refer people to, and we get a known-working XMPP client to refer end-users with difficulties to for sanity checking.
I was originally going to write a post on setting up Jappix before covering MUC configuration, but changed my mind. It’ll be good to have a working chat room to join when we test Jappix, and there are some other components and services we need to revisit DNS for around then, so let’s avoid doing that part twice and just get our conferences up.