XMPP, Connect Server, and SRV
evan.s at dreskin.net
Thu Sep 18 22:49:19 EDT 2008
On Sep 18, 2008, at 11:35 AM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im>
> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> 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
>>>> 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
>> Hmm, it seems that I don't have a) captured in the specs yet:
> OK, I just added the following text to my working copy:
> Note: If the initiating entity has been explicitly configured to
> associate a particular hostname (and potentially port) with the
> original hostname of the receiving entity (say, to "hardcode" an
> association between an original hostname of example.net and a
> configured hostname and of webcm.example.com:80), the initiating
> entity SHALL use the configured name instead of the original name
> when following the resolution process described above.
> Does that explain scenario (a) more clearly?
I remain unclear on whether an SRV lookup should be performed using
the "overridden" server or not.
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