[JDEV] Theoretic.com Now Blocked
stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Jan 8 11:16:59 CST 2002
I think you misunderstood. By "home" server I meant the server you
normally connect to (in my case, jabber.org). Just because I use the
jabber.org server doesn't mean I can't register with the transports on
another Jabber server. And in fact that is what I do for connectivity to
AIM and ICQ.
email+jabber: stpeter at jabber.org
On Tue, 8 Jan 2002, Kevin Smathers wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> These aren't quite the same thing. Running a personal server means
> managing the server, managing logins, managing security, and managing
> transports. This is quite a bit more complex than installing and
> running a client.
> On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 10:17:09AM -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > Right now you can already register with an AIM gateway on a server other
> > than the one you're connected to, by discovering what agents exist on that
> > server and then registering with those agents. Connecting to your "home"
> > server in no way prevents one from connecting to resources on other
> > servers.
> > Peter
> > On Tue, 8 Jan 2002, Kevin Smathers wrote:
> > > The only solution I can think of is to move the AOL transport out to
> > > the client. Actually the ability to open multiple simultaneous server
> > > connections from the client would solve another problem for me as well;
> > > I regularly need to work with both internal and external Jabber servers.
> > >
> > > Then you could treat the AIM transport as just another Jabber server
> > > cluster as far as the client is concerned (albeit one with a closed
> > > set of participants). I suppose there is an issue of transparency,
> > > especially when the user is offline, but AIM like Jabber will I think
> > > queue messages for users not currently online. That part should be
> > > solvable.
> > >
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