[jdev] Extended user profiles for Jabber users
devraj at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 22:36:18 CDT 2007
On 8/24/07, Robin Redeker <elmex at x-paste.de> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 05:21:12PM +1000, Devraj Mukherjee wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I am trying to get my head around the XMPP protocol so please excuse
> > any newbie syndrome in this email.
> > I assume that Jabber servers stores a certain amount of information
> > about the user (such as Buddy list, name of user, etc) on the Jabber
> > server they are subscribed to. Our application would ideally like to
> > store some extended preferences (related to our application) on the
> > Jabber server.
> > Is it possible to store additional information for a user profile on
> > Jabber servers? Do I need to extend the server (plugins, etc) to do
> > this or does a Jabber server allow this by nature?
> > Thanks for your time.
> Search in the XEP list for 'private xml storage', that protocol
> allows you to store arbitrary (by XMPP restricted) XML on the
> server. And most servers support that protocol these days.
> This would be the URL you are looking for:
> Unfortunately www.xmpp.org doesn't resolve for me yet, and you
> also might find the google cache useful:
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