[sldev] Question: Replacing current group chat with XMPP?

Argent Stonecutter secret.argent at gmail.com
Sun Sep 7 06:47:13 PDT 2008

On 2008-09-07, at 01:10, Lawson English wrote:
> Edward Artaud wrote:
>> Clearly there's some change in roadmap implied by the introduction of
>> SLim that these OGP plans aren't taking into consideration.

> I don't think so. There's no reason to think that converting the IM  
> part of SLim to the AD/RD model would be any more difficult than  
> converting regular IM or any other current protocol in SL, and good  
> reason to think that the OGP version will be easier to implement  
> than the current version.

I think what's worth keeping in mind is that some of the requirements  
(from Linden labs) for messaging seem to have been relaxed: Vivox  
doesn't appear to provide the difficult group requirement any more  
than XMPP does, so suddenly satisfying that is no longer important.

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