[Standards] new gateway types

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue May 27 21:29:14 UTC 2008

On 05/25/2008 9:15 AM, Michal 'vorner' Vaner wrote:
> Hello
> On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 01:47:16AM +0200, Magnus Henoch wrote:
>> Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> writes:
>>> Following up on a discussion from the jdev at jabber.org list, I propose
>>> the following additions to the "gateway" category in the Service
>>> Discovery Identities registry [1]...
>> How about
>>     <type>
>>       <name>skype</name>
>>       <desc>Gateway to Skype</desc>
>>       <doc>N/A</doc>
>>     </type>
>> ?  Not that it is likely to appear any time soon, but I'm still dreaming :)
> AFAIK such thing is not technically possible at the moment. Wouldn't be
> better to add it when it is needed or at last possible?

Well, there is a gateway between Skype and MySpaceIM so it must be
possible, but perhaps only if you pay lots of money. :)

That said, I keep poking my Skype contacts about XMPP-based federation
between Skype and the Jabber network. But don't hold your breath...


Peter Saint-Andre

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