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PRNewswire: Collab.Net Teams with Jabber.com to Integrate Instant Messaging Into sourceXchange...

Jun 12, 2000, 21:14 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Jabber.com, Inc. -- a Webb Interactive Services (Nasdaq: WEBB) subsidiary dedicated to the commercialization of an open-source, XML-based instant messaging system -- today announced a partnership with Collab.Net, a leading provider of collaborative software development services based on open source principles. Jabber.com is also appointing Collab.Net's James Barry to its advisory board."

"Under the agreement, Collab.Net, who recently announced $35 million in financial backing from leading industry companies and individuals*, will use Jabber technology as the instant messaging vehicle for sourceXchange, its market place for financing and managing open source software development over the Internet. No terms of the agreement were disclosed. "

"Jabber.com will provide developers with an instant messaging platform from which to develop and deploy real-time messaging applications quickly and efficiently. Since the Jabber instant messaging platform is based on open source technology, the sourceXchange community will also be able to participate in the development of new plug-ins and tools to extend the technology if they chose."

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