Enabling MAM

I was trying to figure out why MAM wasn’t working on the server that I used. I didn’t know that some servers disable this feature and you need to enable it.  I guess I need to add a UI for this.

New Mac beta

There is a new Mac beta. I have updated the Message Archive Management to 2 from 0.  I am trying something new here. In theory, when you enter a conversation it should synch all the messages from the last message. Let me know if it works for you.

iOS Betas

It has been a long time since I have posted about this, but there is an active iOS beta program for Monal 3.  This is a far more advanced client than the one currently in the App Store.  If you are interested in trying it out, send your apple id Continue Reading

Message Delivery Receipts

GeOrG over at yax.im pointed out that Monal lacked support XEP-0184: Message Delivery Receipts.  I don’t know how I missed that one but it was very low hanging fruit and will be in the next Mac and iOs releases.

New Betas

There should be a new beta going out to iOS users right now and the same code in a new Mac beta (v 2.1) available for download on the left.  There are a bunch of performance improvements under the hood but the most notable thing for most users will be Continue Reading

UI Modernization

XMPP is about 20 years old and it’s influences are largely 90’s messaging protocols like AIM/ICQ  and earlier standards like IRC.  As a result, many things that it does made sense in the 90s and to users in the 90s but seem completely out of place today.   For example, Continue Reading

Group Chat on iOS

I haven’t thought about the UI for group chat on iOS in 6 years or so.  It was finally time to go back and fix the UI. This is the new interface to add and edit groups