I don't want to overburden you with all the details too much here. However, I really do want to advocate for this platform/protocol and the many open standard extensions it has available. It's actually kind of upsetting sometimes to see so many people using unfriendly insecure closed platforms with no choice of client for doing this instant messaging stuff.
If you have ever used IRC before then a lot of things about XMPP should make sense to you, I think.
Don't hesitate to bother me there!
@rvk I probably won't since everyone I talk to is committed to discord or just texting and likely won't change. Bifurcation of my communication vectors is cognitively burdensome and splitting between signal/text/discord is already a lot for me.
But maybe I will make a friend who wants to use it
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