[standards-jig] Small Footprint Clients and Authentication

Evan Prodromou evan at prodromou.san-francisco.ca.us
Fri May 30 17:38:25 UTC 2003

>>>>> "TH" == Tijl Houtbeckers <thoutbeckers at splendo.com> writes:

    Me> If I were getting paid to develop Jabber apps for phones, and I
    Me> had control over the Jabber server, I'd figger out some way to
    Me> use that embedded ID for celly authentication. 

    TH> It's too bad having control over the jabber server is not
    TH> enough.  Currently you'd really need the operators for this,
    TH> and they're kind of reluctant to cooperate on that kind of
    TH> thing. It would be doable if you work with just a few
    TH> operators maybe.

Ah, yes. I guess I was thinking too much in the box -- that anyone
working on Jabber implementations for phone platforms would be working
for the operator. Obviously untrue.


Evan Prodromou
evan at prodromou.san-francisco.ca.us

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