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

Trejkaz trejkaz at trypticon.org
Thu Oct 27 16:52:24 CDT 2005


On Wednesday 26 October 2005 19:35, Jacek Konieczny wrote:
> 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.

I guess by those rules then, no service is XMPP compliant by definition since 
it only applies to software.

TX

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