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Brett Slatkin on PubSubHubbub

Continuing in the series of entries derived from my notes taken during Mozilla Labs October meetup, this post covers Brett Slatkin’s talk about PubSubHubbub. PubSubHubbub is a simple publish/subscribe protocol for turning Atom and RSS feeds into real-time streams.
The publish/subscribe paradigm is commonly found throughout software engineering. In essence, a component of a [...]

HTTP-based Protocol to Replace IMAP?

During a discussion at XMPP Summit 5, it was briefly suggested that XMPP could serve as a replacement for IMAP, a standard protocol for accessing electronic mailboxes and messages. While there are some optimizations that could be achieved with XMPP, IMAP is a well-entrenched protocol that will be around for decades to come.
I had [...]