Building notes, projects, and occasional rants

XMPP Waves

Google kettle let go a cloud of vapor and named it Wave. Of course we cannot know how it works and how similar it is to

Until we do know more about it, we can look through the Wave protocol draft spec, and notice that its built on top of XMPP.

At the same event, the new XMPP-powered mini applications where also announced. Each one is a XML file with all the HTML, CSS, and JS files packed together. Time to see how long it will take a XMPP desktop client with access to a WebKit view to implement this extension. It reminds me all the discussions about embedded applications we had in the API mailing list last year.