[kwlug-disc] Google Hangouts (now?) a Skype killer?

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Wed Sep 25 17:31:16 EDT 2013


> Is xabber the same as XMPP?

Yes. XMPP is the protocol, Jabber is the implementation.

> I thought that Google had abandoned XMPP in
> Google Talk, and making Hangouts their only person-to-person
> communications offering.

Google abandoned support for XMPP for server to server communication, i.e.
federation, because Microsoft abused it somehow.

The client part should be unaffected.
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