[jdev] OAuth and XMPP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Jul 28 10:59:55 CDT 2008


Sylvain Hellegouarch wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Following Peter last blog note [1] and XEP-0235, I'm pleased there is a
> formal definition on how to couple OAuth with XMPP but I'm somewhat
> disconcerted by the fact that the definition is per XMPP service. Why?
> XEP-035 specifies for a few of them (PubSub, MUC and Registration) but I'm
> wondering if that wouldn't have made more sense to define a service on its
> own.

Do you mean that an XMPP server could offer a generalized OAuth service 
for use by things like pubsub components, MUC components, and the XMPP 
server itself?

BTW, do you known about the social at xmpp.org list? That's mainly where 
we've been talking about OAuth:

http://mail.jabber.org/mailman/listinfo/social

/psa

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