[Standards-JIG] packet routing & stanzaTO

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Tue Apr 27 14:04:08 UTC 2004

> to make jabberd 1.4.3 win32 delivers iq stanzas to an
> intended jid (using the stanza TO field), this jid
> needs to have a resource.
> for example, the "/client" part is mandory in the
> following: <iq id='0' type='get'
> to='abc at z.com/client'>
> is this a common behaviour of servers?
> and is it a bug of servers, or a missing information
> in xmpp-core?

Well it seems that you might need to re-read xmpp-core, for IQ stanza's the
resource is required as part of the protocol, its not a bug.

> i must say that i don't understand why a resource is
> needed.

It is required so that the stanza's get routed to the correct connection.


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