[Standards] XEP-0368: What does a . for a target mean?in?_xmpps-client/server records?

Kim Alvefur zash at zash.se
Sun Jun 30 20:32:51 UTC 2019


On Sun, Jun 30, 2019 at 06:23:36PM +0000, Sam Whited wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 30, 2019, at 18:15, Kim Alvefur wrote:
> > Please don't. While detecting use of TLS or plain is fairly simple it
> > is more complicated to handle both on the same port. I don't know any
> > socket handling framework that makes this easy. Usually the TLS
> > library takes over the socket and if you inspected the first bytes
> > then it fails.
> 
> You don't have to support them both on the same port necessarily, but
> since I can't detect if you support it or not I don't have many options
> other than to just try it.

You can detect it, it's advertised in DNS.

Since a common use case of Direct TLS is to put it on port 443, why
don't you also probe that port?

-- 
Zash
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