[Standards] Domain & JID Aliasing

Sean Egan seanegan at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 19:26:52 UTC 2007


On 2/1/07, Chris Mullins <chris.mullins at coversant.net> wrote:
> I know Google Talk is currently doing some form of aliasing between gmail.com & googletalk.com, but I've not looked into the details on how it works. Any other servers offering this today? (XCP? OPN?)

It's not aliasing. gmail.com and googlemail.com are two separate
domains with entirely unique users on each. It'll do some tricks to
let you login as either and bind you to your proper domain, but
sending a message to someone at @gmail.com won't go to that person
@googlemail.com.

-s.



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