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Re: Why IMAP and not XNMP?

> as there is already a massive number of IMAP servers already deployed anyway, that this extension can piggy-back off, you could be nearer to adoption than by getting more XMPP servers deployed.

Group messaging over IMAP is almost a completely new protocol (even *sending* of E-mail isn't normally done over IMAP). So why build completely new protocol, and servers, and clients, when there are existing XMPP servers and clients?

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