[Standards] [jdev] Fwd: XMPP in the browser -- your thoughts?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Feb 22 19:14:40 UTC 2011

On 2/22/11 12:03 PM, Joe Hildebrand wrote:
> On 2/22/11 5:09 AM, "Hannes Tschofenig" <Hannes.Tschofenig at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Aren't there XMPP implementations in the browser already out there?
>> Example: Strophe http://code.stanziq.com/strophe/
>> So, what are you guys planning to do on top of it?
> Those implementations use BOSH (XEP-124 and XEP-206) to tunnel XMPP over
> HTTP.  Having a full XMPP stream on a single TCP socket can be more
> efficient, secure, and easier to deploy.  The nice thing is that
> implementations could choose to fall back on BOSH if XMPP-in-browser didn't
> work.

Right. This "XMPP in the browser" meme is about native XMPP-Over-TCP
support in browsers, not XMPP-Over-BOSH support.


Peter Saint-Andre

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