[jdev] OAuth and XMPP

Sylvain Hellegouarch sh at defuze.org
Mon Jul 28 11:23:50 CDT 2008

Peter Saint-Andre a écrit :
> 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

Yeah I've been subscribed and I almost sent my message there but I 
considered it was better to discuss it here. Feel free to redirect the 
discussion if you think it'd be worth it :)

- Sylvain

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