XMPP, Connect Server, and SRV
stu at nosnilmot.com
Thu Aug 7 20:32:49 EDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 18:24 -0400, Evan Schoenberg wrote:
> Is there a reason we don't use SRV when a connect server is specified
> for XMPP? It seems that we should do an SRV lookup on the connect
> server (as we do for the domain, if no connect server is specified)
> and then fallback on the specified server/port.
> This would allow connecting to XMPP server foo with username at yourdomain.com
> by setting your connect server to foo without having to know foo's
> actual server details (specific XMPP server address and port).
> Unless there are objections, I'd like to make this change.
That's crazy ridiculous. Connect Server is there as an optional override
to SRV lookups, I see no other need for it.
What exactly is the scenario where you think this is necessary?
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