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[Originally posted by adeebkhan]

Hello, I have heard about jabber IM SERVER, I am wondering why if a company
will use jabber server,if it can create its own.I mean i really want to know
how jabber will make the difference,Any help will be greatly appreciated in
this reagards.Thanks in advance.
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Re: Why you Jabber?
[Originally posted by iainshigeoka]

This question is answered in depth in the first and last chapters of my book.
A short answer is that Jabber is a basic protocol for IM. Most people want to
move beyond simple IM to more complex messaging or gain more control over the
way IM is used. In both cases, you'll need to extend the IM software (both
server and client) in order to get the best results. Extensions on the client
can enhance the experience although a few, general purpose clients with
flexible plug-in architectures similar to modern web browsers will probably
fill most people's needs.

Also like the web, IM servers will need to be extended. In the web world,
Java web servers using Java server extensions (servlets, jsp, j2ee, etc) is
clearly the dominant solution. Similarly, I believe that Java IM servers with
Java server extensions will also dominate the IM world.

My book was written based on these assumptions, and shows you how to handle
the Jabber protocols in Java. Such knowledge will provide you the first steps
in building Java IM software.