[Standards] MSN does XMPP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Sep 14 21:52:25 UTC 2011

On 9/14/11 3:14 PM, David Ammouial wrote:
> 14/09/2011, Justin:
>> - login requires using a special SASL mechanism 
>> "X-MESSENGER-OAUTH2". - JIDs are {identifier}@messenger.live.com,
>> where {identifier} comes from the OAuth access token.
> Could it be linked to this old, deferred specification? 
> http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0235.html

No, that wasn't for authentication with the server.

> Whatever it is, I hope they'll document it at some point. I'm
> confident that they will – if they want to allow connection via 
> traditional clients, it would be counter-productive to force 
> developpers to reverse-engineer the authentication protocol.



Peter Saint-Andre

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