[Standards] Local User Discovery?

Sebastian M. lists at seb7.de
Sun Jul 6 21:16:38 UTC 2008

Thanks Marcus and Matthew, I read some XEPs, but somehow overlooked  
the one I was looking for.
I'm going to check out the current implementations and look further  
into it :-)


(oh, and Marcus: Sorry if I send a mail to you, the iPod mailreader is  
not very good in handling mailing lists)

Zitat von Marcus Lundblad <ml at update.uu.se>:

> sön 2008-07-06 klockan 16:46 +0100 skrev Matthew Wild:
>> On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 4:18 PM, Sebastian M. <lists at seb7.de> wrote:
>> > Hi List,
>> >
>> > I wonder if there are any considerations in designing an XEP (draft)
>> > allowing the
>> > discovery of local users (i.e. in the same subnet by broadcast)?
>> >
>> http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0174.html :-)
>> Even better, it is already implemented out in the wild. I use Gajim
>> which supports it, iChat supports it. I *think* Psi supports it,
>> possibly only in SVN, I'm not sure. There are quite likely others
>> besides, just I don't know them.
> libpurple (Pidgin, Finch, and Adium) supports it too :) (it's called
> "Bonjour"). Though the protocol plugin doesn't support all features of
> the ordinary XMPP plugin AFAIK.
> //Marcus
>> Hope this helps,
>> Matthew.

Sebastian M.
Student of Computer Science at the University of Kaiserslautern.

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