[Freedombox-discuss] Plinth v0.13.1 released

Jonas Smedegaard jonas at jones.dk
Thu Jan 26 01:57:50 UTC 2017

Quoting Petter Reinholdtsen (2017-01-25 23:34:46)
> Congratulation with the new release.  :)
> One thing about the setup made me wonder:
> [James Valleroy]
> > - Split Chat Server (XMPP) app into Chat Server (ejabberd) and Chat
> > Client (jsxc).
> Given a few recent blog posts[1,2,3], I wonder if perhaps it make 
> sense to replace ejabberd with prosody.  Anyone know more?  I do not 
> know much about XMPP myself. I've been testing the xmpp server on 
> debian.org the last few days, and the amount of spam messages worries 
> me.  Will a FreedomBox XMPP server have the same problem?

The recent blog posts are essentially about configuring a Jabber server 
to support the features of the Android-based Jabber client 

Such configuration is possible to do with both Ejabberd and Prosody, so 
I fail to see the reason for switching based on that.  Makes sense to 
identify the comparable changes needed for Ejabberd and apply those.

I believe the debian.org Jabber server runs Prosody, and you point out 
that that setup is known to have problems handling spim.  Possibly 
Ejabberd has similar problems (I have run a couple of ejabberd systems 
for several years without experiencing a single spim but that might 
simply be because I am not as exciting a target as debian.org). I fail 
to see the reason for switching to a server known to have issues with 

 - Jonas

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