[jdev] confusion over user at domain JIDs and email addresses?
jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Wed Jul 27 02:36:42 CDT 2005
On Tue, Jul 26, 2005 at 04:30:12PM +0200, Mario Salzer wrote:
> Consider for example a web page with textual content like follows:
> user: name
> jabber: creeesh at jabber.org
> popoflux: quit at example.com
> email: text at example.net
I just made my Jabber ID match my e-mail address, but from the context
of some of the e-mails I get at that address, I can tell that they
actually got it from a page that only lists the address as a JID.
So, yes, this happens. Having your own domain and running the e-mail and
Jabber services yourself helps. I suppose ISPs that provide Jabber
services should try and issue a Jabber ID that matches the e-mail address
you get from them. I have seen (many times) ISPs having user at example.com
as the e-mail address and then user at jabber.example.com as the Jabber ID.
This is really not needed. The use of DNS SVR records can help fix this.
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