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Why is an open standard messaging protocol like Jabber/XMPP not used across all instant messaging platforms? xmpp.org/

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@danie10 Many reasons, but primarily VC money driven profit hunts. Lock-in is more profitable in the short run and if you are very, very lucky you'll make it big. And VC likes those odds. Also: not invented here syndrome; can be hard for a new party to get an entrenched community to move on new features or changes; etc.

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