[jdev] <route> - using this tag with components

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Jun 4 10:58:48 CDT 2004

On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 07:52:14AM -0700, Doug Byrd wrote:
>     The http://docs.jabber.org/general/html/component-intro.html has a
> reference to <route> on the last section.
> "<route> allows for controlling a users session with JSM (Jabber Session
> Manager).  This is a complex topic I'll save for the next revision."
> Document has a 2000 date on it.
> Is there more information on this available?
> Looking at implimenting a session routing component for a jabber server.
> Customers check in and are routed to the next available rep.
> I have code that I can use as a plugin for a client connected to a jabber
> server, looking at putting that code on the server as a component.
> The teaser reference to <route> has piqued my interest.

The <route/> element is part of the internal API used by the jabberd 1.x
server series. It is not part of the main Jabber protocol, and it does
not do the kind of routing that you're probably thinking of.


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation

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