[Standards] XEP-0225: Multiple Connections Per JID?

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Fri Feb 8 17:19:25 UTC 2008


On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 10:21 -0700, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Ralph Meijer wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-01-30 at 17:23 -0700, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> >> If this is a second instance, the server could return an indication of
> >> that fact using something like a resource:
> >>
> >> <iq id='bind_1' type='result'>
> >>   <bind xmlns='urn:xmpp:tmp:component'>
> >>     <hostname>chat.example.com</hostname>
> >>     <instance>8ba991jag</instance>
> >>   </bind>
> >> </iq>
> > 
> > Huh, what? Why not be consistent and reuse the concept of resources?
> 
> It seems to me that you would end up with things like this:
> 
> pubsub.example.com/8ba991jag
> pubsub.example.org/5fe372brd
> pubsub.example.org/3bc716ffo
> 
> Would those be routable addresses? If so, would they be routable only
> within the server (like the old <route/> packets in jabberd 1.x) or also
> from the outside?

In general I would say that they should only be reachable from within
the thing you could call their containing server. This is kind of vague
and that's ok. It is mostly an implementation detail and local security
policy what you want to be reachable from the outside, IMO.

-- 
Groetjes,

ralphm




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