[Members] GTalk/AIM compatibility?

bear bear42 at gmail.com
Fri May 20 02:48:55 UTC 2011


On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 22:34,  <jehan at zemarmot.net> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Thu, 19 May 2011 22:25:42 -0400, bear <bear42 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was able to chat from GTalk <-> AIM just fine - both show the
>> updated roster and presence info.
>>
>> I was not able to add my AIM contact to my prosody server, it kept
>> saying that it was not able to contact the remote server.
>>
>> This is the xml stream I captured:
>>
>> <iq type="set" id="ab39a" >
>> <query xmlns="jabber:iq:roster">
>> <item jid="codebear42 at aol.com" >
>> <group>Me</group>
>> </item>
>> </query>
>> </iq>
>>
>> <presence type="subscribe" to="codebear42 at aol.com" >
>> <nick xmlns="http://jabber.org/protocol/nick">bear</nick>
>> </presence>
>>
>> <iq type="result" id="ab39a" to="bear at code-bear.com/mp" />
>>
>> <iq type="set" id="lx16" >
>> <query xmlns="jabber:iq:roster" ver="203" >
>> <item subscription="none" jid="codebear42 at aol.com" >
>> <group>Me</group>
>> </item>
>> </query>
>> </iq>
>>
>> <iq type="result" id="lx16" />
>>
>> <iq type="set" id="lx17" >
>> <query xmlns="jabber:iq:roster" ver="204" >
>> <item subscription="none" ask="subscribe" jid="codebear42 at aol.com" >
>> <group>Me</group>
>> </item>
>> </query>
>> </iq>
>>
>> <iq type="result" id="lx17" />
>>
>> <presence from="codebear42 at aol.com" type="error" to="bear at code-bear.com" >
>> <error type="cancel" >
>> <remote-server-not-found xmlns="urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:xmpp-stanzas"/>
>> <text xmlns="urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:xmpp-stanzas">Server-to-server
>> connection failed: host-unknown</text>
>> </error>
>> </presence>
>>
>>
>> I wouldn't be surprised if it's an error on my part in how I have my
>> server setup :/
>
> Hmmm... I also tried to add your aol account but did not get an answer
> from you (did not check the XML stream but got maybe an error like you;
> I was eating breakfast in same time). So as you told us to try and add
> your aol account, no answer means that you probably did not receive my
> request. :-/
> So that's probably not just your administration skills (or that's both
> ours!).

:) - I just checked the AIM client and it doesn't show any activity

>
> BUT all hope is not lost. That may just be a bug on AIM side as it is
> probably a very early implementation (maybe it works against Gtalk
> server because they tested for and with it in priority, not in a very
> generic way with the spec. That's bad development practive, ok but
> that's a start for a company like AOL).
> OR they actually accepts connection from gtalk only, for now, but will
> open later.

I suspect this is the case - they probably have a secure network link
to google just for this traffic

>
> I mean, I keep hope because of this simple very silly SRV record. Why
> would they even advertize a xmpp-server by DNS SRV if they were meant to
> be used as a Google/AOL collaboration only?
> Couldn't the XSF officially contact AOL to get information?

We can sure try :) - i'll ask StPeter if he doesn't see this on his own.

>
> Jehan
>



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