[jdev] js library for client side XMPP and DNS SRV

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Tue Apr 3 16:38:33 UTC 2012

On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 5:27 PM, bear <bear42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Mozilla folks are testing an addon to Thunderbird that will allow
> IM capabilities (see http://blog.instantbird.org/ for info)
> While that alone is a good reason for me to post here :) - what i'm
> really posting about is that they have a bug that is preventing them
> from enabling XMPP in general (currently they only support GTalk and
> Facebook.)  According to
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=735215 the issue is a
> lack of SRV support in libpurple.

I think that's not what it's saying. It seems to be saying that SRV
support is fine in libpurple, but not in Thunderbird/exposed by

I'd strongly encourage them against their plan of launching without
SRV support - it'd be very broken (and non-compliant).


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