[jdev] Re: Problem Connecting to GoogleTalk using my custom client

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at jajcus.net
Wed Oct 26 04:35:26 CDT 2005

On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 07:58:58AM +1000, Trejkaz wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 October 2005 06:03, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > Well, "mandatory-to-implement" means must-implement in software, but
> > that doesn't mean that any particular deployment of that software must
> > deploy any particular feature. My understanding is that RFCs talk about
> > requirements for software implementation, not necessarily deployment.
> Do you suppose that Google have actually implemented the DIGEST-MD5 mechanism, 
> and simply have the feature turned off on their deployment? :-)

That doesn't matter. They offer service, not the software. If they
offered the software they could not call it "XMPP compliant"... That is
how I see it.


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