[Standards] RFC 3921bis Managing Presence Subscriptions based on full JIDs serious issue

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Fri Feb 8 20:54:57 UTC 2008


> It depends on which SMS gateway is provided by your mobile operator and 
> and who operates the number you're trying to reach. And yes, it's mostly 
> about money and other limits that mobile operators have in their gateways.
> (So for example, if my phone is operated by operator A, and I'm trying 
> to send to a number operated by the same operator, I probably want to 
> use operator A's gateway. But if the number I am trying to reach is from 
> operator B, operator A's gateway may not allow me to send this message 
> for free. Also using operator B's gateway may be not-free for me (as my 
> number is operated by A). But maybe it will be cheaper with my current 
> cost plan. Etc, etc.)

But surely in those cases the JIDs would be something like:

+48123456789 at vodafone.sms.chrome.pl
+48123456789 at orange.sms.chrome.pl
+48123456789 at tmobile.sms.chrome.pl

rather than using resources to denote them.

Richard




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