[Assist] Fwd: Re: Telegram & Non-Free SaaSS

Brett Gilio brettg at posteo.net
Mon Jul 16 02:52:07 BST 2018

Isaac David writes:
> since our community doesn't see XMPP and IRC clients as 
> problematic
> additions to our repositories, we probably have no standing to 
> take
> away free clients that communicate with proprietary servers, 
> like
> telegram.

I understand everything you say up to this point, though the 
still seem circumstantial to me.

However, could you explain to me the point of comparison between
XMPP/IRC and Telegram? Are you suggesting that XMPP/IRC work by
interfacing with a proprietary server-side protocol?

If not, help me understand what you mean.

Brett M. Gilio
Free Software Foundation, Member
https://parabola.nu | https://emacs.org

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