[jdev] Anonymous accounts or automatic unique resources

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Fri May 7 10:33:40 CDT 2004

On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 04:06:31PM +0200, Wojtek wrote:
> Hi
> I'd like to broadcast some events between my applications through Jabber.
> I don't want to care about account for each application instance.
> I consider two solutions:
>   1) annonymous accounts and dedicated chat room (preferred)
>   2) one account and unique resorces allocated by server (sending messages 
> to all online resources of the account)
> How can I do this with jabberD 1.4.3 or 2.x?
> Are there any server components that will do this for me?

The generic approach of your chat room idea is using Publish - Subscribe.
It is described in JEP-0060 [1]. There is a implementation of the most
basic features of this protocol in the form of Idavoll for the server side.


[1] http://jabber.org/jeps/jep-0060.html
[2] http://idavoll.jabberstudio.org/

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