[JDEV] The Important Things

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Jan 10 10:18:05 CST 2002

On Thu, 10 Jan 2002, Migs Paraz wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 10, 2002 at 05:41:41PM +0530, Ashvil wrote:
> > 1. If the Jabber server is used in a distributed fashion like sendmail and
> > Apache, then that reduces the scalability requirements.
> If I understand correctly, you mean that all the servers that speak the 
> Jabber protocol will be able to deliver to other servers.  Right now,
> jabberd's aren't configured to take connections from just about anyone, so
> we'll have to make changes in the paradigm or the protocol for that.


One of the many advantages of Jabber is that it enables us to build out a
network of servers, each connecting to the other. Of couse, you *can* turn
off server-to-server communications, but the default is to communicate
with other servers.


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