Monthly Archives: June 2017

Google shutting down XMPP interoperability is a sad sign of the age of communication silos

Originally posted on Psy-Q's Braindump:
Google just shut down the last piece of Google Talk, killing XMPP. This means that people using standards-based open and interoperable chat systems can no longer talk to their friends who use Google’s proprietary and closed chat system, Hangouts. For example, people who use Pidgin on any of the…

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