Even Apple Uses XMPP

January 13, 2010

Ralph Meijer recently informed me that a few of his projects were shipping with Apple’s OS X and OS X Server products. It turns out that Apple keeps a rather detailed list of the open source and free software projects that are used by various parts of their tools.

Here are the XMPP-related projects on the list:

Some of these seem to be included only with OS X Server or the developer tools, but it’s great to see Apple shipping so much XMPP software in their stack. Apple also has plenty of proprietary XMPP tools as well. For example, iChat is a fairly capable XMPP client.

Let’s hope the trend continues!

Even Apple Uses XMPP - January 13, 2010 - Jack Moffitt