[Standards] Local User Discovery?

Marcus Lundblad ml at update.uu.se
Sun Jul 6 11:14:17 CDT 2008


sön 2008-07-06 klockan 16:46 +0100 skrev Matthew Wild:
> On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 4:18 PM, Sebastian M. <lists at seb7.de> wrote:
> > Hi List,
> >
> > I wonder if there are any considerations in designing an XEP (draft)
> > allowing the
> > discovery of local users (i.e. in the same subnet by broadcast)?
> >
> 
> http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0174.html :-)
> 
> Even better, it is already implemented out in the wild. I use Gajim
> which supports it, iChat supports it. I *think* Psi supports it,
> possibly only in SVN, I'm not sure. There are quite likely others
> besides, just I don't know them.

libpurple (Pidgin, Finch, and Adium) supports it too :) (it's called
"Bonjour"). Though the protocol plugin doesn't support all features of
the ordinary XMPP plugin AFAIK.

//Marcus

> 
> Hope this helps,
> Matthew.




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