[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Component Connections

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Aug 2 21:00:46 UTC 2007


Mridul Muralidharan wrote:
> XMPP Extensions Editor wrote:
>> The XMPP Extensions Editor has received a proposal for a new XEP.
>>
>> Title: Component Connections
>>
>> Abstract: This document specifies a standards-track XMPP protocol
>> extension that enables server components to connect to XMPP servers.
>>
>> URL: http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/component.html
>>
>> The XMPP Council will decide at its next meeting whether to accept
>> this proposal as an official XEP.
>>
> 
> What exactly does binding a hostname mean ? Multiple component JID's
> over the same stream ? If yes, why exactly do we need it ?

Think virtual hosts:

conference.jabber.org
conference.xmpp.org

Etc.

> Also, since there seems to be no restriction on what can be bound, it
> can potentially bind valid s2s domains ... unlike the current component
> jid which is preconfigured at the server.

Yes that needs to be specified more carefully.

> Also, how would this interact with dix [1] ? Not sure of the state of
> that submission - but just the support for multiple resources made it
> very useful proposal.

Ask Chris Mullins. :)

/psa

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