First phone call between two Monal instances. Next steps: combability with Conversations, Dino, … and a UI. Then: video calls :) #xmpp #monal #ios

Gajim 1.4.5 has been released 🎉

This version brings an important fix for ad-hoc commands, as well as some improvements for message styling and further bug fixes.

#chat #xmpp #foss

Happy Monday! We just published a new blog post announcing upcoming #NGI/NLnet-funded work to advance authentication/authorization in Prosody and #XMPP:

In short: look forward to practical 2FA, per-client access permissions, the ability to grant/revoke access for specific clients on your XMPP account, and more!

Gajim 1.4.4 has been released 🚀

Gajim 1.4.4 comes with many improvements: emoji auto-complete, automatic theme switching when your desktop switches from light to dark in the evening, a completely reworked Gajim remote interface, and many bug fixes.

#chat #xmpp #foss

We released Monal 5.1.1 on iOS this week including a better group chat experience, a new and way better looking OMEMO fingerprints UI and faster reconnect times.
#xmpp #monal #ios

📣 New Prosody release!

If you're one of those people who always skips new major versions of software and waits for the inevitable bugfix release that follows, now is your moment - Prosody 0.12.1 is out! 🙂

Interessanter Artikel zu #Matrix:

Natürlich wird es wieder Leute geben, die meinen, dass das alles nicht stimmt und so weiter, aber ich hatte auch schon immer meine Probleme mit dieser "verteilten Datenbank" und sehe mich nun darin bestätigt.

Es wird wohl darauf hinauslaufen, dass ich irgendwann meinen Matrix-Server löschen werde. Auf jeden Fall werde ich ihn nicht weiter ausbauen.

Gajim 1.4.3 has been released 🚀

Gajim 1.4.3 comes with some exciting news: Native emoji rendering on Windows! Want to customize your workspaces? Why not use emojis as well? As always, lots of bugs have been fixed in this release.

#chat #xmpp #foss

Nachdem Google den Messenger als Spyware eingestuft und aus dem Playstore gelöscht hat, wird die Playstore Version künftig neben der Git Version nur noch über Codeberg zum Download angeboten. Der interne Updater wird ab Version 3.1.2 die jeweils richtig Version anzeigen und herunterladen. Bei F-Droid bleibt bisher alles wie gehabt.

Gajim 1.4.1 has been released 🚀
Only a week after the release of Gajim 1.4.0, we’re happy to announce Gajim 1.4.1! 🎉 This release brings several fixes for issues you reported to us. Thanks for your feedback!

#chat #xmpp #foss

Gajim 1.4.0 has been released 🚀

After more than a year of development, it’s finally time to announce the release of Gajim 1.4.0! 🎉

Gajim 1.4 series comes with a completely redesigned message window and conversation management. Workspaces allow you to organize your chats to keep matters separate where needed. These changes were only possible by touching a lot of Gajim’s code base, and we appreciate all the feedback we got from you.

#chat #xmpp #foss

We released Monal 5.1 for iOS today. It contains OMEMO in private MUCs, improved push notifications, speedups, and a lot of other things. The macOS version will follow soon.

#xmpp #monal #omemo #muc

The German published the results of an opinion poll about digital communication services (German):

Section 2.5 (starting on page 28) puts the focus on interoperability. It is worth reading for people who are interested in open standards like or . It seems that many people still do not recognise the advantages of interoperability.

A short summary is available here (German):

#Snikket server January 2022 release is live!

The main new feature introduced in this release is the ability for users to import and export their account data. This is the final achievement of our #NGI DAPSI funded project on improving account portability and migration in #XMPP.

Find more details, including install/upgrade instructions, via our blog post:


If you've been exposed to Moxie Marlinkspike frequent rants about how people are dumb and lazy and we should have centralized systems for their happiness, André Staltz wrote a very good counterpoint (from @makeworld )

It is time to update your Snikket servers.

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