[Standards] XMPP OAuth2 login at Google

Ivan Martinez ivan.martinez at masterion.com
Mon Sep 17 21:00:53 UTC 2012


I'm currently considering wether to use OAuth2 or OpenID2 in my server. 
Which one do you think will be more adopted as a user authentication 
mechanism in XMPP servers?. Which companies are planing to use each of 
them?.
Thanks,
Ivan

On Mon, 17 Sep 2012 13:39:46 -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
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> On 9/17/12 1:36 PM, Ralph Meijer wrote:
>> On 2012-09-17 21:10, Randy Turner wrote:
>>> PLAIN is going to be deprecated, even though TLS is pretty much
>>> ubiquitous?
>>
>> This has to do with their intent to ban the use of passwords in
>> applications and rely on 2-step verification with OAuth2 bearer
>> tokens.
>
> Right. Google is deprecating PLAIN for their service (hey, 2-factor 
> is
> good), but PLAIN is not being deprecated for XMPP in general. Yet... 
> ;-)
>
> Peter
>
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> Peter Saint-Andre
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