[Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0220 (Server Dialback)
hildjj at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 16:36:20 CST 2008
On Nov 17, 2008, at 3:24 AM, Philipp Hancke wrote:
> I have not seen any strictly separated inbound and outbound boxes for
> quite some time. Even gmail does not use this feature (they connect
> 184.108.40.206, aka xmpp-server4.l.google.com (which is contained in
> set of names returned when looking up _xmpp-server._tcp.gmail.com).
> There is another reason why dialback is better than a simple dns
> It protects against evil shell users on the originating server that
> able to open connections using its address.
Since there exists a good reason that we agree on, we don't have to
agree on the first one. :)
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