SLAP – Simple Lightweight Announcement Protocol Today, to only two close developer friends, I’m releasing a first prototype of a new project called SLAP (for Simple Lightweight Announcement Protocol). We’re going to begin multi-server testing of it as soon as possible. If you’re not a developer, you may not immediately grasp exactly what SLAP is [...]
Tag Archive 'publishing'
I had a brief interchange with Jeff Cutler on Twitter just now about the old bloggers-aren’t-journalists debate. This on the heels of listening to Daniel Schorr on NPR yesterday talk about how it’s disturbing to him that anyone can “publish” things on the internet and no editor or staff fact-checks it or holds it to [...]
There is renewed interest in trying to construct a microblogging platform using XMPP for the “push” or notification of followers. The Open Birdcage project is aiming to establish a full environment for an XMPP based microblogging service. Environment means the full stack necessary beginning from protocol and API definitions to server side and client side [...]