[jdev] Discovering the Federation.

Maciek Niedzielski machekku at uaznia.net
Tue Aug 29 22:45:29 CDT 2006


Hal Rottenberg wrote:
> On 8/29/06, Maciek Niedzielski <machekku at uaznia.net> wrote:
>> I thought the idea was:
>> if your full domain is: host1.some.network.example.com, then:
>> 1. check if host1.some.network.example.com is a jabber server
>> 2. else check if some.network.example.com is a jabber server
>> 3. else check if network.example.com is a jabber server
>> 4. else check if example.com is a jabber server
> 
> That's sort of, but not exactly what I was thinking when I wrote the
> word "recurse".  You wouldn't actually check the domain itself to see
> if it is a jabber server, you would query DNS for the XMPP SRV record
> for the domain in question, going up the chain until you get to the
> TLD.

Let's say that "check if example.org is a jabber server" was a shorter 
way of saying "check if there is an xmpp server for example.org domain".


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