XMPP, Connect Server, and SRV

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Aug 7 23:54:18 EDT 2008

Ethan Blanton wrote:
> Bron Gondwana spake unto us the following wisdom:
>> My idea of the correct behaviour is:
>> a) if an explicit server name is specified, use that always
>> b) otherwise, lookup up the _jabber._tcp or _xmpp-client._tcp for the
>>    domain part of the username.
>> c) finally, try the A record for the domain part.
> I'm pretty sure this is the *current* behavior, unless I misunderstand
> you.  

Hmm, it seems that I don't have a) captured in the specs yet:


Will fix.

> Evan is proposing doing a SRV lookup *also* for the explicit
> server named in a).  I don't understand where this is helpful, myself.

I don't, either. But maybe I'm missing something...


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