[Standards-JIG] Re: JID aliasing

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Oct 25 23:02:09 UTC 2004


In article <41627186.2010202 at erlang-fr.org>,
 Mickael Remond <mickael.remond at erlang-fr.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> is there a JEP that define JID aliasing ?
> I am looking for a way to define a way to have alias JID pointing 
> (forwarding messages) to real JID.
> This seems needed to be used to define functionnal JID (for example 
> webmaster at JabberServer and admin at JabberServer) and pointing to the same 
> user (for example mremond at JabberServer).
> 
> I did a quick search but did not manage to find a relevant JEP.
> 
> Thank you !

I see this as more of an implementation decision than a protocol 
decision. There has also been talk in the past of a "Jabber transport" 
that would function in a way similar to the existing gateways to 
consumer IM services, but I think we can do better than that on the 
Jabber network itself....

/psa




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