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Friday, 30 January 2004

XMPP Core moves to Proposed Standard

We're getting there!

Today, the IESG approved the XMPP Core Internet Draft as IETF Proposed Standard. Hooray!

XMPP, or the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol, is the IETF formalisation of the protocol upon which Jabber is based. XMPP is currently being defined by 4 draft documents, of which XMPP Core and XMPP IM are the most important ones. Having these documents as Proposed Standards is a major milestone for the Jabber community, and, expecting XMPP IM to reach Proposed Standard status soon, one big step into the wide adoption of Jabber.

I want to congratulate everyone involved with Jabber with this approval, and especially offline offlinestpeter because all his hard work on these documents is finally starting to pay off.

Jabber Rocks!