[jdev] XMPP-based roaming support

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Thu Apr 1 11:53:42 CDT 2010

On Thu Apr  1 17:50:01 2010, kael wrote:
> On 04/01/2010 06:03 PM, Dave Cridland wrote:
>> A project idea on the Wiki page.
>> Maybe I won't have to tweak my config on ever machine, for every   
>> client, for much longer. :-)
> Like this idea
> <http://wiki.xmpp.org/web/Summer_of_Code_2008#Mozilla_PubSub_application_configuration_extension> 
> ?
> ;)
Heh - I might have known the only other ACAP user in existence would  
have suggested it too.

> BTW, I think a roaming mechanism should not only use Pubsub storage  
> but also XEP-0247: Jingle XML Streams or XEP-0265: Out-of-Band  
> Stream Data for large datasets synchronization to bypass traffic  
> shaping.
> Perhaps there could be a XEP for XMPP sync which would combine  
> Pubsub and Jingle, though.

I'd hope that individual data items could be discrete, so could flow  
easily through the XMPP session, and only flow as required.

After all, if ACAP could do this in 1997, I'd assume that XMPP could  
do it better now...

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