[ejabberd] trouble with pubsub

Jon Hancock ke.han at redstarling.com
Wed Apr 6 00:02:52 MSD 2005

--- Mickael Remond <mickael.remond at erlang-fr.org>

> Jon Hancock wrote:
> > ejabberd license question:
> > Are the ejabberd mods being put into J-EAI
> supposed to
> > get rolled back into ejabberd?  i.e.  Does the
> open
> > source license for ejabberd require the mods to be
> > available to be put back into ejabberd?
> The licence does not require that code should be
> mixed with the one of 
> ejabberd. It require that the change should be
> redistributed with 
> sources under the same licence, which is the case.
> It may merge at some time, but we would need to make
> the behaviour 
> difference parametrizable so that those who want
> extra feature can use 
> them without penalty for the others (bigger memory
> footprint or extra 
> message processing).
> It takes time, but it might happen at some point.
> > I've looked at J-EAI.  It may someday be what I
> want. 
> > For now, I don't want to run anything except
> erlang. 
> > Can the wizards of ejabberd and J-EAI clarify the
> > policy?
> You are not forced to use the Java part of J-EAI.
> Mainly is ejabberd 
> with some improvments, but it is ejabberd under the
> wood. You can use 
> J-EAI as you would with ejabberd. The Java
> components are just a way to 
> soften the learning curve and ease integration in
> existing system for 
> Java developer. This is an helper layer that your
> are not forced to use. 
> You should really try using J-EAI (for example from
> the Erlang REPOS 
> CDROM) and use it directly as an XMPP server through
> XMPP libraries.

So, are you saying that I should use only the erlang
part of J-EAI and I will get all the benefits of
ejabberd with the extras you've added...and I
absolutely do not have to run anything but an erlang

thanks, Ke Han

> I hope this helps,
> -- 
> Mickaël Rémond
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