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 ====== What is Jabber? ====== ====== What is Jabber? ======
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 Jabber is now officially called '​XMPP'​. I prefer to call it Jabber as the name is much friendly than XMPP. Jabber is now officially called '​XMPP'​. I prefer to call it Jabber as the name is much friendly than XMPP.
  
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 ==== Why don't all jabber accounts look the same? ==== ==== Why don't all jabber accounts look the same? ====
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 For this reason, Jabber addresses mimic email addresses, with each part of the address serving the same purpose as it's counterpart in an email address. Jabber IM accounts can "​look"​ different - there is no "​@jabber."​ syntax. Think of the differences with e-mail addresses - @hotmail.com,​ @gmail.com, @ei8fdb.org. Jabber accounts can communicate the same way these e-mail addresses can , server to server. For this reason, Jabber addresses mimic email addresses, with each part of the address serving the same purpose as it's counterpart in an email address. Jabber IM accounts can "​look"​ different - there is no "​@jabber."​ syntax. Think of the differences with e-mail addresses - @hotmail.com,​ @gmail.com, @ei8fdb.org. Jabber accounts can communicate the same way these e-mail addresses can , server to server.
  
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 === Can you recommend a Jabber server to use? === === Can you recommend a Jabber server to use? ===
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 This is a difficult question. Personally I use jabber.ccc.de. The only recommendation I would make **is to not use GTalk**, as Google have removed the server-to-server feature from GTalk. This is a difficult question. Personally I use jabber.ccc.de. The only recommendation I would make **is to not use GTalk**, as Google have removed the server-to-server feature from GTalk.
  
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 ==== Give me some technical information about Jabber, or XMPP ==== ==== Give me some technical information about Jabber, or XMPP ====
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 Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) is a communications protocol for message-oriented middleware based on XML (Extensible Markup Language). The protocol was originally named Jabber, and was developed by the Jabber open-source community in 1999 for near real-time, instant messaging (IM), presence information,​ and contact list maintenance. ​ Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) is a communications protocol for message-oriented middleware based on XML (Extensible Markup Language). The protocol was originally named Jabber, and was developed by the Jabber open-source community in 1999 for near real-time, instant messaging (IM), presence information,​ and contact list maintenance. ​
  
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   * [[https://​guardianproject.info/​apps/​chatsecure/​|Chatsecure]]:​ Available for Android. (Previously called GibberBot)   * [[https://​guardianproject.info/​apps/​chatsecure/​|Chatsecure]]:​ Available for Android. (Previously called GibberBot)
   * [[https://​chatsecure.org/​about|Chatsecure]]:​ available for Apple iOS   * [[https://​chatsecure.org/​about|Chatsecure]]:​ available for Apple iOS
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