[Standards] Domain & JID Aliasing

Rachel Blackman rcb at ceruleanstudios.com
Thu Feb 1 23:22:54 UTC 2007

>> <presence from='tim.brennan at zimba.com' type='error' id='cli12'> </ 
>> presence><error type='modify' code='400'><gone  
>> xmlns='urn:ietf:params:xml:xmpp-stanzas'>tim at zimba.com</ 
>> gone><text>Hi, this is the server at Zimba.com!  I see that you're  
>> trying to subscribe to tim.brennan's presence, but tim.brennan is  
>> merely an alias for the user tim at zimba.com; please add  
>> tim at zimba.com to your roster instead.  Thanks!</text></error></ 
>> presence>
> You will never get this (as long as you do not just send directed  
> presence.) The "error" that is returned to a subscription request  
> is not <presence type='error'/> but <presence type='unsubscribed'/>.
> But there we have a new problem: Unsubscribing does not contain an  
> error case.

I agree that this is a problem, but my comment was mostly psuedo- 
XMPP, and only intended to illustrate how redirecting in a way that  
would work with old clients is kind of an issue. ;)

Rachel Blackman <rcb at ceruleanstudios.com>
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