[jdev] Authentication Process For Jabber.com

Fabio Forno fabio.forno at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 03:12:18 CST 2008

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 7:56 AM, Sergei Golovan <sgolovan at nes.ru> wrote:
>  It could be true if XMPP were defined as a XML subset in a consistent
>  way (currently, XMPP doesn't require stream to be
>  namesapce-well-formed, but allows to use XMLNS namespaces).

Not true: http://www.xmpp.org/rfcs/rfc3920.html  paragraph 4.5

> But for
>  now we got two famous examples:

>  1) Gajim uses XMLNS prefixes and expects them to be defined. So, it
>  disconnects on receiving <message><gajim:die/></message>.

And that is what it should happen

>  2) Ejabberd doesn't respect XMLNS prefixes, so it doesn't understand
>  query like the following: <iq
>  xmlns:v='jabber:iq:version'><v:query></iq> (but routes them happily).

This is just an implementation issue of  a specific server and I'm
surprised hearing of it, since also basic XEP examples such as this
one use them:


Fabio Forno, Ph.D.
Bluendo srl http://www.bluendo.com
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