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From Cristiano Gavião <>
Subject Re: Wave in Android?
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2012 22:38:38 GMT
Hi Thomas,

I feel the same related to be dependent on third servers.

I will take a look on this websockets project, too.



On 12/06/12 18:13, Thomas Wrobel wrote:
> Guess its just my own bias - I love what google has done with Android
> but tend to think applications should try to stay independent from any
> specific third party servers (including googles). Google may one day
> decide to charge for C2DM, "sunset it" or it might simply go down. For
> that matter, the user might be using Android but not signed in to
> Google at all.
> As you say websockets is an option. Maybe use
> On 12 June 2012 22:50, Paulo Pires<>  wrote:
>> Wave is way more than what Cristiano needs. If he just needs to be able
>> to send info from a server to clients, the best way is to use some sort
>> of Web Socket or in the case of Android, the Android Cloud to Device
>> Messaging Framework (C2DM).
>> Cheers,
>> PP
>> On 12/06/12 21:38, Thomas Wrobel wrote:
>>> Without a c/s protocol yet making alternative clients is very hard -
>>> my own Android project would love to connect to a wave server but at
>>> the moment (imho) its just far too much work.
>>> When the client and server is separated in the codebase the picture
>>> for client developers should be more clear.
>>> If your just pushing info too clients though (ie, purely one way),
>>> using wave is probably overkill anyway. Maybe a Jabber/XMPP connection
>>> using aSmack would work for you?
>>> On 12 June 2012 22:07, Paulo Pires<>  wrote:
>>>> See Google C2DM.
>>>> --
>>>> Sent from my Android phone with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
>>>> "Cristiano Gavião"<>  wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I have a challenge in hands that is implement an application in Android
>>>> platform that communicates with a server that is running in a Equinox
>>>> server. I would like to be able to push information to the android clients.
>>>> Would Wave be an option for this kind of app ?
>>>> Anyone are using wave in a android and could point any resource
>>>> explaining that?
>>>> thanks for any word. regards,
>>>> Cristiano
>> --
>> Paulo Pires

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