[Standards] Anonymous SASL and Presence

Jiří Zárevúcky zarevucky.jiri at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 15:53:06 UTC 2009

2009/6/30 Eloi Bail <eloi.bail at gmail.com>:
> To authenticate to a XMPP server, I must implement encryption. I wanted to
> test without it, to have a XMPP client as light as possible...
> I have to go strait to SASL with encryption so...
> Thanks for your reply !
> Eloi

Nope, you don't need to. You can connect without TLS and with PLAIN
SASL authentication. Some servers don't enable such combination, so
you have to find one that doesn't enforce secure password transfer.

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