[standards-jig] About outgoing packets.

Edwin Zacharias ehz4 at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 14 22:12:10 UTC 2003

I hope this is the appropriate list to ask this

I understand why Jabber's stream protocol is used for
packets sent to you, but why is it used for sending
packets out?  Since you know the host for a user, such
as hamlet at denmark.gov, why not just connect directly
to denmark.gov and send it there?

The only thing I can think of is that it provides
anonymity for the end user?  Are there any other


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