[Standards] MSN does XMPP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Sep 14 22:09:38 UTC 2011


On 9/14/11 3:52 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> 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.
> 
> Agreed.

See also:

http://adium.im/pipermail/devel_adium.im/2011-September/008736.html

/psa




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