Anyone got figures on the number of users & servers/instances for XMPP versus Matrix?
@fitheach It's impossible to say since both are self hostable and no one can say how many there are. For matrix list is at https://the-federation.info/protocol/matrix but the count needs to be taken with a heavy grain of salt - likely it is much larger.
@jaywink Thanks for that. A nice long list of Matrix nodes. I see what you mean about big pinches of salt, the corresponding XMPP list only has two nodes:https://the-federation.info/protocol/xmppThat's quite some selection bias. 😉
@fitheach well to be fair, the xmpp community hasn't provided a parser to scrape xmpp servers. Not intended to make xmpp look bad. Contributions welcome, would be happy to have a better list of xmpp servers 👍
@jaywink Again, no criticism meant, I was meaning selection bias in a statistical sense.
There is a list of XMPP/Jabber nodes at:https://search.jabbercat.org/rooms/1
I don't know how it is compiled.
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