[Operators] Google Talk Doesn't Perform S2S with Random Jabber Servers

Mickaël Rémond mickael.remond at process-one.net
Tue Feb 19 15:47:47 CST 2008


Hello,

Le 19 févr. 08 à 22:34, Arnaud Abélard a écrit :

> Mickaël Rémond wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Le 19 févr. 08 à 22:20, Jesse Thompson a écrit :
>>> I was also thinking that it might be some sort of anti-abuse.   
>>> But, why
>>> would they only block presence packets but still allow message  
>>> packets?
>> I see one good reason: Bots with lots of Google users in roster.
>> If they go online / offline frequently, they generate large burst  
>> of presence traffic.
>
> Then, it's seriously flawed. It wouldn't stop a whole network from  
> contacting them, it would rather "moderate" a particular user.

I am just guessing. Jesse asked for a reason to block presence and I  
gave one :)
The best thing is probably to work with them to understand what is  
happening.

-- 
Mickaël Rémond
  http://www.process-one.net/



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