[JDEV] Jabber Routing
Thomas D. Charron
tcharron at my-deja.com
Wed Aug 11 11:26:32 CDT 1999
On Wed, 11 Aug 1999 07:51:01 Scott Robinson wrote:
>Now is a good time to bring up routing, if we're going to start talking
>about core functionality. A couple of issues with our current "routing" spec
>were brought up in the channel by a lurker on our list.
>a) How are we handling vhosts?
>b) How are we multiple hosts?
>c) What about systems that cannot be contacted directly? Can we setup a
>Jabber Server->Jabber Server routing system?
Is plausible. I'd say we adapt the same method used by SMTP to resolve who to send an Email message to..
>d) Will we support a Jabber DNS extension. The particular lurker happened to
>be an admin over at disneyonline and said that "MX" records were a god-send
>for him. Can we create the same thing for Jabber? ("IX" was suggested.) This
>could handle domain issues on both support and centralization.
This could be done, and if used in conjuction with the first statment, could allow virtual private jabber 'domains' to exist..
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