The benefit isn't technical, it's userbase. If Snikket can convince more people to join XMPP, then current XMPP users will have more people to communicate with on the network.
It's like Mastodon made a cleaner and easier way to use the Fediverse, which drew millions of users to it, which benefitted people on non-Mastodon Fediverse instances too.
@MrClon Currently we're prioritizing mobile, yes. After that we'll probably add a web client, and later maybe a native desktop client.
Each of these takes time because we test each feature and make sure there is full compatibility with the other Snikket software. Often this means development work.
Obviously you are free to use any XMPP client with a Snikket server that you want. We just can't guarantee the same level of quality. Any actively developed modern client should work 🙂
lor.sh is yet another mastodon instance.