[standards-jig] NEW: XMPP/Jabber MIME Type (JEP-0081)

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Jul 28 22:36:35 UTC 2003


I'll add that content this week.

BTW, we need to change the MIME type, since one of the XMPP I-Ds now 
defines an XMPP MIME type (see section 8.1 of draft-ietf-xmpp-e2e-04).

And yes, I still have unread mail from April....

Peter

On Tue, Apr 22, 2003 at 09:18:52AM -0600, Joe Hildebrand wrote:
> Just as a note, the main reason for this approach was to solve a single-sign
> on problem we were having.  That section got inadvertently elided from the
> draft that stpeter just released.
> 
> The idea is this:
> 
> <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
> <xmpp>
>   <connect>
> 	<host>example.com</host>
> 	<ip>10.0.0.1</ip>
> 	<port>5223</port>
> 	<ssl/>
> 	<auth>
> 		<username>foo</username>
> 		<password>SomeOneTimeKey</password>
> 		<resource>Work</resource>
> 	</auth>
>   </connect>
> </xmpp>
> 
> (actually, the auth tag will specify that the client should transmit all of
> the contents of the auth tag in the <iq type='set'><query
> xmlns='jabber:iq:auth'/></iq>, so that our actual single sign-on protocol
> will work.)
> 
> This is something that just wouldn't work as a URI.  The rest of the things
> in the JEP were side-effects that we realized could be tacked on "for free".
> :)
> 
> We're probably going to have to deal with the IETF's im: URI scheme, as
> well, for the simpler stuff.  See
> http://ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-impp-cpim-03.txt, Appendix C.
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Peter Saint-Andre [mailto:stpeter at jabber.org]
> > Sent: Monday, April 21, 2003 9:56 PM
> > To: standards-jig at jabber.org
> > Subject: [standards-jig] NEW: XMPP/Jabber MIME Type (JEP-0081)
> > 
> > 
> > Joe Hildebrand and I have written a JEP that defines a MIME type for
> > XMPP/Jabber. This JEP supersedes Jabber URI Scheme (JEP-0032), or at
> > least is intended to. The JEP is a bit rough around the edges, but
> > feedback is welcome. Release early, release often! :-)
> > 
> > http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0081.html
> > 
> > Peter
> > 
> > -- 
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> > Jabber Software Foundation
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