send XMPP message when nearing destination (Jabber)
some people are offended by outdated technology that requires one to pay for unwanted messages (sms).
It is beyond inane to use sms on a smartphone when XMPP is far more featured, FREE, secure.
Waze could further advertise the service with its own XMPP server. This would facilitate such messages, enhance social features, and expand the wondedful world of federation. Prosody and Tigase are great server options.
Travis Hale commented
This is just my two cents worth, but why not create a tasker plugin, or a link between tasker and Waze, so that triggers could be started navigation which feeds the latitude and longitude, hit a traffic jam which also feeds latitude and longitude, nearly arrived (e.g. a few minutes away from location) and arrived at location (which feeds latitude and longitude).
This would allow the above request to send a XMPP message to be achieved through tasker, but would also allow us to send a sms to the person we are meeting to say we have hit a traffic jam, or to send a message saying we have nearly arrived (message can be email, pushover, txt, xmpp that is the great thing it is flexible).
If it helps:
I love Xmpp Texting !!
I use xmpp more than sip texting through voip, both without costs or ads. Our phones all have sms blocking. I can't believe people cling to that outdated tech let alone waste money on it
i hope waze will be early adopters of
multi party antispy security
more allayed commented
I no longer use old timey sms texting
xmpp texting is the only intelligent option on a smart device
not device's person commented
this will save families serious money. I don't allow sms on my kid's phones. I've feature blocked it to encourage XMPP. they took to it right away.