[JDEV] Misc Status..

Thomas Charron tcharron at ductape.net
Tue Nov 16 12:46:36 CST 1999

Quoting Ryan Eatmon <reatmon at ti.com>:
> > Actually it isn't fine. People behind firewalls and proxies, for
> instance,
> > have no way of being able to chat with other people.
> There was a discussion a little while back about XML-RPC on the Perl
> mailing lists.  This is a protocol that basically allows you to send XML
> streams across HTTP using a pull and not a push method.  So in a future
> rev of Jabber, XML-RPC might allow us to do IM across a firewall.
> And all of this might be possible because Jabber is server based and the
> messages are queued up there until the client asks for them.

  As a matter of fact, it would be INCREDIBLY simplistic for a transport to 
serve up XML-RPC requests via IQ.  And I mean REALLY simple.

  (/me ducks, before Jer manages to get that shotgun loaded..)
Thomas Charron
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