Proposed by: Badri Sunderarajan

Prav: reclaiming our choice of service providers

  1. The modern-day messaging ecosystem is fragmented: one has to be on a specific platform to chat with users on that platform.
  2. However, this doesn't have to be, and was not always, the case.
  3. The XMPP standard allows you to create a messaging platform without vendor lock-in.
  4. Today's XMPP providers are not very popular due to a number of reasons, but apps like Quicksy provide a solution.
  5. Prav uses the XMPP standard, but will also be registered as a cooperative society so that future decisions are not "top down" from a company but decided together as a community.

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