[jdev] Re: Zeroconf and some thoughts..
iain.shigeoka at messaginglogic.com
Fri Apr 29 14:01:12 CDT 2005
You might want to check out the Jive Messenger server. I believe they
added zeroconf support and might be thinking about making it optional
in their Smack client library...
On Apr 29, 2005, at 9:34 AM, Tijl Houtbeckers wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Apr 2005 14:03:44 +0200, Remko Troncon <remko at psi-im.org>
>>> I think that more than focusing on P2P Zeroconf IM systems (which is
>>> something different than XMPP/Jabber), we should look on how we can
>>> advertise the presence of a XMPP server (and its services like:
>>> logon domains, supported authentication type etc) on the network.
>> I personally don't see much use of putting XMPP servers on a local
>> P2P on the other hand seems a lot more interesting, and requires no
>> server to
>> be present at all. Moreover, modifying existing clients to do P2P
>> doesn't seem very hard design-wise: messages can be processed as
>> and presence should be transformed from the zeroconf way of
>> presence to an XMPP packet, which should be delivered to the client as
>> usual. The zeroconf part is the hardest part to implement.
> Modifying it to use a zeroconf discovered server should be even
> easier. Both can be useful of course. In any case DNS-SD is very easy
> to use. I took me about an evening to hack something together with JSO
> and jmDNS. (Since I have neither iChat nor Trillian Pro it is not
> What are the good Java based client out there? Any that support
> multiple accounts like Psi does? I might take a look at it
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