[Members] [news] Anyone can build a Windows Messenger client—with open standards access via XMPP

jehan at zemarmot.net jehan at zemarmot.net
Thu Dec 22 12:42:28 UTC 2011


On Wed, 21 Dec 2011 22:20:40 +0100, Ralph Meijer
<jabberfoundation at ralphm.ik.nu> wrote:
> On 2011-12-21 16:40 , Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> [..]
>>> We can probably suggest to MSFT that they get the SRV records right;
>>> it's one less thing for client developers to need to do.
>> I'll pass this along to my contacts there.
> There is no problem. See my other message earlier today.

I say there is still a problem. Here, with the wildcard rule, it looked
like there was a SRV records to live.com though there is not. Nothing
should have been returned to this SRV query.

Also, just as a side note (that won't change the fact, just sharing my
astonishment), what a strange idea to use messenger.live.com! That is
nearly as though they don't understand "modern technologies", and did
not understand that is exactly the point of SRV records, in order not to
have to create specific domains/subdomains just for IM.


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