[jdev] XMPP and Facebook
xmpp at dennis-schubert.de
Tue Jan 8 07:53:13 UTC 2013
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you are right, "never" was a bit too hard. I just was talking about what
I heard from some official sides before. Just wanted to say that would
be a pretty nice "improvement". Seems to work fine for Google, but this
list is not the right place for policital discussions, I guess.
On 08.01.13 08:39, Pedro Melo wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 7:32 AM, Dennis Schubert
> <xmpp at dennis-schubert.de> wrote:
>> IIRC, Facebook will never allow s2s.
> "Never" is one of those words…
> There is no technical reason that prevents Facebook providing S2S.
> Even with their usage of your own email address as login.
> When you add a new buddy to your Facebook chat app, say
> melo at simplicidade.org, they could offer the option of using my
> Facebook IM account (melopt at facebook.com, who they know is
> associated with that email address) or a remote Jabber/Gtalk/XMPP
> The person identifier you use to add a buddy needs not be the actual
> XMPP JID you'll use to communicate. It's just a mapping process at
> the moment you add the buddy account.
> Only political/strategy reasons, and possibly a little concern with
> another attack vector, prevent Facebook from adding S2S.
xmpp:denschub at dsx.cc
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