On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 03:00:42PM +0400, Dmitry Dzhus wrote:
> When will Gentoo switch over to glorious and progressive Jabber from
> outdated and obsolete IRC?

Infra ran a Jabber server for developers from at least 2004 (maybe
earlier, I wasn't heavily involved then) until mid 2008.

Usage was very low (peaked at 6 devs connected in the year I watched
it), and didn't justify the hardware & manpower resources it too.

Our LDAP instead has a gentooIM attribute, and 64 developers have XMPP
accounts list (72 unique JIDs).

A stable public XMPP-MUC only instance (no local users) may have some
value, but I wouldn't expect it to have anywhere near the turnout of

Robin Hugh Johnson
Gentoo Linux: Developer, Trustee & Infrastructure Lead
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