Support for #Jingle file transfer over #SOCKS5 was merged into #Dino. SOCKS5 enables data transfer without an intermediary but also supports transfer via a server if a #firewall prohibits direct transfer. Data transfer over the #XMPP stream ("In-Band-Bytestream") has an overhead due to encoding, but serves as a fallback if http file upload and SOCKS5 fail.
Yesterday I launched a little XMPP Admin app in the @fdroidorg store, it is based on the AdHoc commands (https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0050.html) defined in XEP 133 (https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0133.html)
Currently it just supports to register users, but in future I'll add more features like removing users or sending admin announces to all users.
The App can be found here: https://f-droid.org/de/packages/de.jugendhacker.xmppadmin/
Carmageddon (DOS, 1997) with human pedestrians, zombie pedestrians, and robot pedestrians. All from releases from different territories. #DOSGaming
In Kooperation mit dem #Teckids e.V. entstand im November 2018 in Wuppertal die erste Freie Software Schule.
1) there is a growing network of people working on a #public federated chat network based on XMPP. There has been a lot of activity in the space in recent years. This activity is partly due to the development sprints, many of which last year have been organized by @pep
2) a bunch of new (and existing) clients continue working on usability (cross platform, consistent UIs, support for mobile, end-to-end encryption). Particularly web clients such as ConverseJS by @jcbrand are promising.
3) A directory to search public discussion channels exists: https://search.jabbercat.org/rooms/1
4) Ongoing experimentation with what can be built on top of XMPP as a federated protocol by for example @Goffi
5) Conversations for Android has secured funding to implement a Voice / Video calls!
"An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it." - Paul Valery
I was reminded of this quote as I cut the 5.0.0 release of Converse.js #XMPP client last night.
This is a huge (yuuuge) release, but there is still much more that could be done and bugs that aren't yet fixed. Alas, I ran out of time.
A big new feature is support for XEP-0198 stream management with websocket. I'm now only using BOSH as a fallback, otherwise it's not really necessary.
Release of Profanity 0.7.0
"The biggest change in this release is support for OMEMO encryption."
Profanity is a command line XMPP client.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!