[jdev] Facebook now supports XMPP connections

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Feb 10 18:33:36 CST 2010


On 2/10/10 5:29 PM, Tony Yat-Tung Cheung wrote:

> I think you got a 503 error as Facebook Chat does not yet support the
> Non-SASL authentication with the "jabber:iq:auth" in XEP-0078. I have
> tried with Psi v0.14 and it works fine.
> 
> I hope Facebook Chat will support XEP-0078 soon, as my Chatopus client
> requires it, too.

I hope that Facebook Chat will *not* support XEP-0078 and that all old
clients will start to support SASL authentication, which has been a
standard part of XMPP since the publication of RFC 3920 in 2004.
XEP-0078 was deprecated by the XSF in 2006 and made obsolete in 2008.
It's time to leave that old protocol behind now. :)

Peter

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