[jdev] _jabber._tcp needed anymore?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Nov 23 21:27:31 UTC 2011

On 11/22/11 1:39 AM, Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Tue Nov 22 08:14:09 2011, Kevin Smith wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 10:25 PM, Justin Karneges
>> <justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com> wrote:
>> > I'm curious if anyone still needs to put this in their DNS to
>> support legacy
>> > servers?  Does anyone do it?  I noticed I had it in mine.  Anyone
>> know when
>> > _xmpp-server showed up in jabberd1?
>> I don't use them and I find it hard to believe anything remotely
>> modern is still needing them, we're 7 years on from 3920...
> Right - I think the XSF's own interop a year ago proved that basic S2S
> interop is fine in all modern servers, and even more advanced features
> from 3920's S2S are perfectly fine (like X.509/SASL-EXTERNAL, and so on).
> As I recall, the only real problem we showed then was that certificate
> revocation support was in general weaker, but that was a year ago after
> all.
> jabber.org itself has not published the old records for as long as I can
> remember, although no doubt Kev and PSA can fill in some detail then.

I think we got rid of that record at jabber.org in 2006, but it might
have been even earlier.


Peter Saint-Andre

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