[JDEV] Account information storage, plaintext?

Justin Karneges justin-jdev at affinix.com
Tue Sep 16 18:37:59 CDT 2003

On Tuesday 16 September 2003 03:52 pm, David Waite wrote:
> jabber:iq:register does not provide a machine-discoverable way the get
> the user to the proper webpage - Should the standards-track register
> protocol be expanded to include this?

I'm not sure we need to take it that far.  Maybe the admins that wish to have 
their servers in the official jabber.org public server listing can just 
provide a URL to their registration page.  AFAIK, chrome.pl enforces 
web-based registration, so it is indeed possible, we just need more servers 
to do it.


> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> >Maybe there is a good reason why user registration occurs outside
> >the protocol in other systems. I think in-band registration is fine for
> >registering with components, but doesn't make sense for registering your
> >main IM account.
> >
> >Peter

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