[jdev] confusion over user at domain JIDs and email addresses?
machekku at miroku.uaznia.net
Mon Jul 25 15:40:02 CDT 2005
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Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Mario Salzer wrote:
>> I recently tried to advocate a similar user at example.com syntax as
>> shortcut for Web URLs (as replacement for less user-friendly OpenID
>> homepage addresses). But because of the fear for AOL users, this was
>> quickly dismissed there with "Jabber also got this wrong".
> Well, gosh, if you remove the URI scheme, then an HTTP URI looks like an
> FTP URI looks like a Gopher URI, an email address looks like a Jabber
> address looks like a SIP address, etc. So don't remove the URI scheme.
I can think of even better examples :)
user at example.com cound be... FTP address.
So - as Peter said - it is really really wrong to give a - let's say -
address without saying what kind of address it is.
And it's not our fault that some people don't respect this rule.
One more thought: you may always set up SMTP transport on your server ;)
xmpp:machekku at chrome.pl
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