[JDEV] MQSeries and Jabber

Rahul Dave rahul at reno.cis.upenn.edu
Thu Jun 7 16:28:06 CDT 2001

I got this from you:
> Al Sutton wrote:
> > 
> > One of the big differences I can see is that MQ is a publish/subscribe
> > architecture (i.e. one person publishes a message, others subscribe to the
> > channel and all subscribers receive that message), where as Jabber is
> > designed with point-to-point communication being the main concern.
> But you forget that presence itself is fundamentally a publish/subscribe
> system.  It's secondary use is to setup point-to-point message routing.
> Both interfaces can and will be generalized as communication models.
> sdw
> > Al.
> > 
> > P.S. I'm aware of the efforts going into conferencing, but the basis of
> > Jabber seems to have been point-to-point.

Currently, if one wants to multicast a message in jabber, dosent the client
have to pull over the roster and send messages one by one to the server, which
routes them?

Does presence work in the same way? or can the server send the presence
update to interested parties?


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