[jdev] discovery services

Julian Missig julian at jabber.org
Tue Mar 22 18:16:50 CST 2005

On 22 Mar 2005, at 19:14, Julian Missig wrote:

> 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?

Oh nevermind. I see that stpeter registered xmpp-client and xmpp- 
server, intending that xmpp-client be the service that XMPP Clients  
connect *to* while xmpp-server be the server-to-server connection.  
Kind of odd, but it's what's registered... so nevermind.


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