[JDEV] Component Requesting All Packets

Peter Millard me at pgmillard.com
Fri Feb 6 09:49:02 CST 2004

Trejkaz Xaoza wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Feb 2004 03:23, Peter Millard wrote:
>> Folks, realize that component protocols are SERVER IMPLEMENTATION SPECIFIC.
>> So the library should NOT be named Net::XMPP, it should be named something
>> like Net::jabberd2. Also components built using this protocol will not work
>> other servers (ie, jabberd 1.4).
> That's true, but what's the point in putting an entire login procedure into a
> package called Net::Jabberd2, when you will be putting exactly the same code
> in for an XMPP client library? (i.e., they will both be using SASL.)

You don't understand... We're talking about components, not clients. I agree
that ALL XMPP clients will use SASL, but we have no idea what various servers
will use to connect up their components. It just so happens, that j2 uses SASL.
Other servers may, or may not use it.. They could use something completely
different, or they could just continue to use the protocol layed out in:


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