[jdev] discovery services

Julian Missig julian at jabber.org
Tue Mar 22 18:14:21 CST 2005

On 22 Mar 2005, at 18:37, Matt Tucker wrote:

>> You could use zero-configuration networking for the discovery:
>> http://www.cisco.com/en/US/about/ac123/ac147/ac174/ac206/about
>> _cisco_ipj_archive_article09186a0080132b85.html
> To add to this thread, we already support multicast DNS (called
> Rendezvous by Apple) in Jive Messenger (Open Source server at
> http://www.jivesoftware.org). So, you would use mdns to automatically
> discover the central XMPP server and then normal disco, presence, etc,
> to find other clients that support the services you're looking for as
> Peter suggests.
> Jive Messenger lists itself using the "_xmpp-client._tcp.local."  
> service
> name, which mirrors the XMPP DNS SRV entry.

Why "_xmpp-client" if you're advertising an XMPP Server?


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